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Address: North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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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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Downtown Farmer's and Food Market

We waited all week for Saturday to come to get fruits and veggies at the downtown farm market. When we woke to a light rain, we felt sure we would be disappointed. But the Virgin... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CyndyandByron
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Bridgeton, New Jersey

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited all week for Saturday to come to get fruits and veggies at the downtown farm market. When we woke to a light rain, we felt sure we would be disappointed. But the Virgin Island sun prevailed, and when we walked down Main Street in the downtown historic district of Charlotte Amalie, we were thrilled to see the vendors.... More 

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East Yaphank
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a shopping excursion in Charlotte-Amalie and ended up at Market Square and were very happy we did. The numerous canvass booths were loaded with great and inexpensive souvenirs, clothing, and craft items. Very nice dress shirts for $20, hats for $5, even Michael Kors knock-off pocketbooks for $35. The best part - the proprietors did not hassle you... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just need new product. Locals are great, not too pushy. Just everyone has the same thing to buy. Prices are good

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Thank noworriespetcare
Moncton, New Brunswick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A typical island local market! Not very large and same items in many of the stalls. Be careful walking through as it is tight and not a lot of space, and watch what you want to buy.....my wife picked up a small cloth bag she wanted to purchase, and notice mold spots on it. Be careful for sure!

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Church Hill, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I travel I like a magnet and a T shirt. So of course lets look at all of them. Beautiful place, beautiful people, want to go back one day soon.

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Ok. You want cheap souvenirs and junk to bring home, well this is the place to do it. It is flea-market style with haggling over what you can get cheap to bring back home. I guess some people like it, because it doesn't feel like a trip without this experience. I sat on a bench and waited for my children... More 

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Both a covered and uncovered market near the west end of both Main and Back St, the market opens every day between 4:30 AM. and 4:00 PM. Some local food stands, and several local gardeners and a few local craftsmen had booths, or tables in the covered area, dedicated to a earlier local benefactor.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Typical open vendor souvenir shops. Most have the same things: jewelry, clothing, purses/bags, dolls toys and nic-nacs. You might find something you are looking for.

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2 Thank Barbvan
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is an outdoor tented area for vendors selling all sorts of tourist goods, very competitive, very aggressive. Be prepared to haggle.

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Lewisville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

This area had great prices on souvenir and clothing items. Everyone was very nice and willing to negotiate on pricing. Found several items we were looking for and a great price. Very easy access from the cruise port. Right on the waterfront and close to all downtown shopping.

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