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Address: North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Description: Formerly a slave-trading market, this open-air fruit and vegetable market...
Formerly a slave-trading market, this open-air fruit and vegetable market is a great place to stop and sample the fresh produce, especially the local specialty - genips.
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Busy, busy

The vendors were mostly pleasant. Unique wares, high prices. Busy little place. Taxis were available close by, also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Rochester, New York

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The vendors were mostly pleasant. Unique wares, high prices. Busy little place. Taxis were available close by, also.

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Independence, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a combined kind of street vender/swap meet/flea market thing. Be prepared, it is HOT out there walking around, especially if you hail from north of Arkansas or Europe! Maybe take a small 'wipe' towel to swipe off the sweat as you browse. But, other than that, lot's of things to look at and YES: BARTER for..!! You can... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fun place to shop and people watch, great people and fantastic island. Fun spots for drinks and eats.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Stumbled upon this when we were walking around in search of Magic Ice. The tables all pretty much have the same crap and the sellers are way too pushy. Lots of designer knockoffs that they try to pass off as legit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The market square will be the best and the least expensive to get your souvenirs cause you can haggle with the price a little which can be fun and it's the easiest place to spot look for a lot of blue tarps in downtown and your there.

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Menifee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

There are about 20-30 booths here, only one sells food or drinks. And there are no trash cans. Almost all the merchandise is the same at each booth and most of it is made in China. We bought some larimar jewelry that was pricey but seemed poorly made. The earrings immediately bent and the clasp on the necklace broke. We... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Lots of stalls set up selling any type of souvenir you could think of. We made sure to come here before completing our vacation to but all our gifts for the folks back home. You can find EVERYTHING from t-shirts and towels to jewelry and hair braiding. And the haggling with the vendors just adds some flavor to the experience.... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I really enjoyed Market Sq. There are loads of great stalls sat up and you can find just about everything souvenir wise and fair enough you can haggle. They've got loads of fabulous fakes if you're into that sort of thing. My friend and I got several scarves and a few handbags for gifts. It's great to just walk around... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This one has a nice set up and I think the people here are friendly and not too pushy like they can be in some other places. They lady I bought a tropical shirt from did a very nice job of helping me find one I liked and did offer some other items without being aggressive for the sale which... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We frequently visit the Market Square when we visit St. Thomas. We have always felt safe and often found some neat souvenirs to take home.

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Address: North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie

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