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Address: Kingstown, St. Vincent
Activities: Shopping
Description: This market area is extremely crowded on weekends as locals cart in fresh...
This market area is extremely crowded on weekends as locals cart in fresh foods to sell.
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Not what it used to be!

st Vincent boasted of an outdoor cultural ,colorful island flavor market square where vendors plied their trade on crocus bags in de street shaded by umbrellas etc. the Market... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Kay B
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Kingstown, Saint George, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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Kingstown, Saint George, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

st Vincent boasted of an outdoor cultural ,colorful island flavor market square where vendors plied their trade on crocus bags in de street shaded by umbrellas etc. the Market square has lost this appeal as the fruits,vegetables,local arts,jewelry and clothing is now housed in this huge building in the. Idle of the city. Some vendors still refuse to go into... More 

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St. John's, Antigua
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The people are eager to please you, and give you the best bargain. There is a wide variety of fruits, herbs and vegetable. Even fish - four pounds for $10.00. (small fish, robin).Seems like the lower you have to stoop, the cheaper the price.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The market area is full of sounds colour, smells and cheer, if you can't see what you want anyone will tell you where to get it, with a greeting and huge smile

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England
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104 reviews 104 reviews
30 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The sights and sounds of this thriving market make for an interesting exploration. The ambiance of the morning market is something that you need to sample first hand, no description can really do justice to this unique experience. Don't miss the opportunity to see and enjoy the atmosphere of the daily market with all the local traders vying for customers.

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vermont
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Most of what we want we find, happy to support the local farmers, always leave with a full basket of a variety of good foods, specially the local cocoa sticks and coconut oil, mostly fresh not all are organic tho :) some you may find and organic farmer who uses no chemicals,best day to visit is on a Saturday morning,... More 

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Kingstown, St. Vincent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Market is very picturesque and has a lot of things to offer, that you might not even know. Always worth a look. The vendours are friendly and always up for a talk. Just be prepared to pay 3 times as much as a local for whatever you buy - be it cinnamon bark, or nutmeg. Still cheaper than at... More 

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Definitely a local experience. Not too keen on the overly enthusiastic vendors selling 'chichi' - a tiny silver fish - which can get a bit messy, especially when it's raining. Nice, colourful display of produce...what you see in most Caribbean islands.

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London, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our family came to the market after the Nine Mornings Christmas festivities, and the place was bustling and full of energy. Our kids was enthralled - they loved The Egg Man and the great barrows used to move bulk buy goods for customers. There was a wide of range of fascinating goods on display - so different from our generic... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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2,094 reviews 2,094 reviews
398 attraction reviews
842 helpful votes 842 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Many of the markets in the Caribbean seem to be about the same, however if you have never visited a real market then Kingston might be a good choice. There are stalls along the sidewalks all throughout downtown plus a large fish market. While you probably will not buy anything from these markets it is interesting to see all that... More 

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Trinidad
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355 reviews 355 reviews
130 attraction reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We drove through downtown Kingstown on our way to explore the Western side of the island. It was Saturday morning and the street market was in full swing with the streets filled with vendors and locals doing their weekend market and shopping. So festive and busy with pedestrians walking in the road. Our taxi driver stopped on Bay Street so... More 

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