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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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get your souvenirs here

great open straw market, you can spend a ton of cash here, or nothing at all, it is free to look. good deals to be had, don't be afraid to haggle. enjoy

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Pierce G
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Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

great open straw market, you can spend a ton of cash here, or nothing at all, it is free to look. good deals to be had, don't be afraid to haggle. enjoy

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Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Cheap, dollar store type of merchandise. If you really need some cheap t-shirt or souvenir that says St. Thomas on it or something and don't want to spend more than a couple of bucks, then this might be your place. First of all, we did not feel safe on the island at all. The taxi service made an unscheduled stop... More 

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Marengo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My dislike not enough time. Spent a beautiful day with my husband and friends. Would go and redo everything it was such a fun filled day I will have memories of such a great day all my life. Didn`t want the day to end.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very similar to the French Market in New Orleans. Lots of street vendors selling jewelry, purses and bags, summer clothing, and trinkets. Also several food and drink vendors around as well. Great prices and charming vibe. Just like New Orleans open containers are allowed.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After our tour of St.Thomas Island, we were dropped off at Charlotte Amalie to shop until you drop in the open flea market and over 500 duty- free shops. St. Thomas is one of the best duty free ports for shopping among the Caribbean islands. The shopping area is very close to port and you can easily walk to back... More 

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Tucson,Az
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Look it is a flea market and it does cater to the cruise crowd but we still visit each year though we have a condo. You could do worse than $10 Larimar earrings. Maybe the backs arent soldered in the best but still fun to shop. I recommend it, especially if need cheap souvenirs before getting on ship or plane

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Nothing much to see unless you are a tourist looking for jewelry, rum , touristy shops, or just a good place to eat .

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Fort Worth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The Market was fun - but crowded. There had been a recent rain, so you had to step over, around large puddles. People a bit pushy - but friendly.

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Bradford, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Loved wandering around, but then felt like I was being "put down" for choosing not to buy something that clearly was see-through on the top. Being polite as always, I didn't appreciate the snideness of the "spoiled American" remark (corrected that I was Canadian, and then got same remark). Most shopkeepers were very nice, informative and kind...there are a few,... More 

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Dyer, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Basic souvenir trinkets and T-shirts. The vendors are much less aggressive than the Main Street jewelers.

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