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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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Barter with the locals

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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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 5 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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