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Market Square

Kingstown, St. Vincent
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in Kingstown
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Description: This market area is extremely crowded on weekends as locals cart in fresh foods to sell.
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English first
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281 reviews 281 reviews
93 attraction reviews
210 helpful votes 210 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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St. Vincent
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have to be honest. I am a native and I don't like this place. I avoid it at all costs. There's a level of shouting chaos that does not go well with me. (then again, it's a market so expect nothing else) It's not a matter of "visiting", once you're in the capital city you're likely to come upon... More

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St Lawrence Gap, Barbados
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I went there every few days for my fresh fruit and veggies. When they know u u can bargain. One lady told me how to make calaloo (hope that's spelling is right) it was superb wish she could have tasted it.they got everything there

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Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Not the place to travel by yourself. Many locals just standing around or trying to sell you spices/trinkets you don't really need. Grenada is a beautiful island but the economy has stalled leaving idle hands.

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Tralee, Ireland
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266 reviews 266 reviews
161 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This is a typical Caribbean market selling the usual fruit and veg and spices Kingston itself is a nice enough little town although the better places are out the windward highway Great shopping here for jewellery

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Guelph, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

These are traditional market days in St Vincent. The meat market is Thurs, but I haven't got there yet. Goat and blackbelly sheep are absolutely delicious, but there are a lot of cattle and chickens as well. I have found the grocery supermarkets tend to carry imported food, and the local markets are all locally grown food. Why they don't... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I find the market a very intersting place due the vast array of wonderful fruits and vegetables for sale. It has more of a buzz on a Friday and Saturday.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

More modern architectural enhancement required ...drainage also needs to be enhanced and a central cafeteria upstairs of the roof deck may say wonders for tourism in Kingstown SVG.

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Villa, St. Vincent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

It is more interesting on friday & Saturday when it is very busy. Very good for local vegetables & fruits. Near the fish market.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The city of Kingstown consists of twelve small blocks that are easy to walk and perfect for browsing. Like many Caribbean capitals, much of the colour and bustle of the island can be found in the Market Square at the corner of Bay and Bedford Streets. This is especially true on Fridays and Saturdays when the vendors bring in the... More

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