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Address: North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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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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Nothing cheaper than the main street stores. I would have thought you would get a better deal but not really. A plus - you are not hassled that much.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Queens, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Nothing cheaper than the main street stores. I would have thought you would get a better deal but not really. A plus - you are not hassled that much.

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

cute, touristy place. A little bit of everything local. In downtown area. Gets pretty busy! I'd go early in the morning when it's not quite as hot. Great place to pick up inexpensive souvenirs for people back home.

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North Merrick, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a must see awesome local people, right in the heart of town close to restaurants, Best food trucks around.

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Santa Monica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was an interesting "local" experience. We went later after alot of vendors had left....but we were able to buy some mangos and star fruit for our stay which were fresh and tasty. There aren't any bargains to be had, however it's evident you are contributing to the livelihood of someone by making a purchase.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We went here to have a look around & found a great place to have a coconut rum YUM! & a bite to eat. Also loved looking at all the little gift shops. The locals here are all very friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is where you will find some unique items. It can get crowded, but the vendors are pleasant and willing to negotiate. It is a tourist trap, but it's a good place to get a feel for the locals.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you are looking for cheap souvenirs to bring home to your loved ones, this is not a terrible place to go. You'll find a corner full of vendors trying to get you to buy this and that. You can bargain with some of them. It's not really a quality type of place, but it is fairly cheap. You can... More 

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Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great stands that have everything imaginable, for sale. Prices are good. Workers are friendly. I was not harassed to buy at anyone particular stand. This I appreciate! Support these local owners and economy. Enjoyed my visit to this area!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is where your van-cab will let you off from the cruise ship. Watch your step while walking. There are no restrooms right there. Go to Main Street for quality stuff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The entire shopping area is pretty big - there are streets lined with jewelry stores, roosters and interesting things to look at. The locals are very pleasant and fun to talk with and the "touristwear" is about the same at all of the vendors so pick a vendor you like and shop there.

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