Gampaha / Sri Lanka

Negombo Fish Market – Sri Lanka

Negombo Fish Market is a great place to visit to have a unique experience in the everyday life of locals.

Located on the west coast of Sri Lanka, Negombo, near the capital city of Colombo, it is known for its vibrant fishing industry and bustling fish market.

Negombo Fish Market is a great place to explore and experience the hustle and bustle of a traditional fishing industry. The market is open every day and offers a wide variety of fresh seafood, including fish, crabs, prawns, lobsters, and other seafood. You can also find a variety of spices and other ingredients used in Sri Lankan cuisine.

One of the highlights of a visit to the Negombo Fish Market is the opportunity to witness the traditional fishing methods used by the locals. Fishermen use traditional boats and nets to catch fish, and you can watch them as they go about their daily business.

It’s also a great opportunity to learn about the different fish species that are found in the area and the different methods of fishing.

The fishmongers and their friendly smiles, the locals bargaining, the colourful tents they use for their stores and the smell of the seafood sure makes an amazing sight and sound of this busy market.