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Nelson Saturday Market

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Address: Nelson, New Zealand
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What a great market

Had the best falafel wrap for breakfast - husband enjoyed the sexy salmon version. Gifts for kids were purchased, and tasty comestibles to nibble on back at the hotel. A great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Opua, New Zealand
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Opua, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Had the best falafel wrap for breakfast - husband enjoyed the sexy salmon version. Gifts for kids were purchased, and tasty comestibles to nibble on back at the hotel. A great variety of crafts, food and local produce

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Motueka, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Love to come for a stroll whenever I have time on Saturday Morning. Plenty of craft to have a look at, but there's 1 particular stall that I love the most, models made out of recycle cans. I always make up some excuses to buy them, for gifts, decorations.... Kudos for the retired stall owner for his great work!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

this place is one of the best and most popular things to do on a Saturday it's like a honey bee hive so much to see and do...the crafts people have made and things that are on sale are amazing

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited this market 20 years ago and it was still as good as we remembered & even better. Although we didn't eat any food it all looked yum. We loved all the different kinds of art work & couldn't resist a few bits & pieces to put in the suitcase. Stall holders really friendly & happy to chat even... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wonderful little market. We had a delicious lunch of sandwich wraps and dumplings -- it was hard to choose from the several appealing choices -- and fresh fruit ice cream. For breakfast, a dinner, and hiking snacks, we bought homemade muesli, bread, mozzarella, berries, fruit, and local vegetables.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Seriously, the stall with the stuffed Maori fried bread is fantastic. The woman there is friendly and the food is delicious. I'm craving it right now. I tried the most popular one, with pesto cream cheese and other fresh ingredients and I was in heaven. I could eat one every day. When enough time passed (2 hours) I went back... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Some excellent produce and certainly very different to that offered in shops - a chance for variety. A gathering of creative people would be a good description with an eclectic choice of goods on offer. Not like some markets you could visit on holiday. Friendly, helpful stall holders all only too happy to talk about their products. Lovely

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Johnstown, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My wife and I drove up from Blenheim this morning specifically to check out the street market today and we were not disappointed. Hundreds of vendors and some amazing talent and creativity were on display, not to mention the fresh produce of all varieties. I'm quite certain there is something for everyone there. Way to go, Nelson, and thank you... More 

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Oliver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The shear variety of goods on offer here is astounding. Fresh fruit and veggies, wonderful salami, breads and tons of articles of clothing, jewellery, artwork…….you can even commission a piece of knitted goods from a picture……..Marvellous outing!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The market opens early - 8 am. They have produce, flowers, honeys and jams, candy, olive oils, bakery items (we had a lovely berry and cheese croissant), jewelery, clothes, knitting, hats, and art and crafts galore, with a few buskers thrown in. It was big and took us 2 hours to walk around leisurely. I'd recommend getting a coffee at... More 

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