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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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Stores but predominately trinket shops. Right in the center of town. Many tour operators will let you off in town to shop instead of taking you all the way back to the ship... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stores but predominately trinket shops. Right in the center of town. Many tour operators will let you off in town to shop instead of taking you all the way back to the ship. After shopping you can walk to the ship or grab a taxi for a quick ride.

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Lambertville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great shopping, eating, drinking and all around enjoyment! Visiting this port from a cruise ship. Friendly and safe!!

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The marketplace is downtown from the cruise ships, you can't miss it. You'll see the blue tents all set up across the street from the cruise ships. You can bargain with merchants, they try to jack up the prices.. I've been to St. Thomas four times, and when I go downtown to shop at the marketplace, I will bring the... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Every port has its market but St Thomas is too small to cope with the massive number of tourists on cruises - there were 7ships in port on the day we visited. The quality of goods was Ok but we found that many conventional shops were at the same prices

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Denton, Texas
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

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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