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Market Square

Address: North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Type: Historic Sites, Flea/ Street Markets, Cultural
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Owner description: 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Once you hit a few tables you have seen it all. You can really barter down prices and dont hesitate to walk away they will usually call you back. I found this place to be the cheapest and most skillful in hair braiding.

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Clifton Forge, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Buy a T shirt or hat for $5 (cheapest place). Fun place to look. Buy a beer which you can drink in public while you look. Be sure to haggle! Esp. when cruise ships are not in dock.

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near Louisville, KY
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60 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We really enjoyed meeting some of the locals and buying some of their goods. ALWAYS barter and negotiate to get a better price...which is always fun. And don't be afraid to walk away if they won't negotiate because if they won't someone else will.

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Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Lots of vendors willing to haggle but some stuff priced very high. Lots of jewelry, purses, shirts and clothing. There daily but not as many on Sunday. Parking is rough, take a taxi if possible.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What can I say! I LOVE this place!! The shopping has never disappointed me. I love the fact that I can purchase something and not see it anywhere, preserve it and still receive compliments!! The key is Negotiate, Negotiate and Negotiate!!! Do not be afraid to walk away because the price will be in your favor. This is from a... More

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cleveland, tn
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Normal tourist nick knack and trinkets. Low quality T-shirts. Do not pay asking price, barter for lower prices.

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Mission Viejo, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Definitely cleaned up for tourists and has a pirate vibe to it. The shopping is either overpriced stores or a straw market, your choice.

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Manorville, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Don't accept their first or even second price. Nothing great, but good place to pick up in expensive things from Island. Don't go the days that cruise ships are in.

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New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you want a fun day of shopping, this is the place to go. The open air market is a great place to practice your bargaining skills over some island products. Walk into town for so many jewelry stores, liquor stores and souvenir stores. Good places to eat and drink as well. Glady's is a really good place to eat... More

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Be sure to stop by Dynasty Dazzlers for your tobacco, liquor and jewelry at discount prices! White Hennessey 2 for $75.00.

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