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Market Square

North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Historic Sites
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... more » 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. « less
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Usual market stuff and good to practice your bargaining skills. Just try not to get carried away. Great place to get gifts to take home.

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Athol, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It's local vendors selling some local made items and some mass-produced items. You can get a lot of tourist stuff and can barter for the price. Worth a walk though. Not worth going out of the way for it.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was hoping for a place to buy some souvenirs and maybe get a taste of the island. I definitely could've gotten some cheap (and crappy) souvenirs here, but didn't. Felt like I was being hustled and this was more of a place set up to get tourists money rather than an actual marketplace the locals would visit.

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Florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
41 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Dirty market, no real quality merchandise, pushy salespersons, not worth the time spent there. Save your money for the better quality shops in town

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We went through the fancy shops and did not feel like spending a fortune. Everything here is fair priced and up to negotiation. Shop around and take your time. Hats, t shirts, hand made cheaper jewelry. Try to go there last thing before the cruise ships leave. We were not on a cruise ship and were not in a hurry.... More

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Uniontown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Had a good time strolling from shop to shop and enjoying the beautiful landscaping along the way. Felt very safe and could have hung out for hours if the ship hadn't been about to sail!

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St. Thomas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The picture shown is of a place called "Vendors Plaza" next to the 'Fort'. The real Market Square is toward the western end of town. Vendors Plaza which is shown in the above picture is a congregation of Vendors who break down at night and set up again in the morning. Cheap trinkets, knock off name brand purses and cheap... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

This little market is OK for a few cheap gifts, but does not compare to some of the nicer shops. It felt tight & was was full of people !

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Clifton Park, New York
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149 reviews 149 reviews
44 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The wife is a flea market kind of person. I shop at BJ's. I buy what's on the mannequin. :-) That being said, she had a good time. A shopping bag for $5. A golf hat for $5. Some jewelry for nominal prices. A beach cover-up for $20. They push. You bargain. It's supposed to be fun. I watched the... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I visit the market every time I am in town! The vendors are great and very friendly. Purses, scarves, silver jewelry, beach cover ups, even a donkey with lipstick! You never know what you will find! The prices are very reasonable and you can get deals if you buy more than one of an item. It is in a safe... More

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