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Address: Oba Elegushi Street | Off Lekki-Epe Expressway Between 4th and 5th Roundabout, Lagos, Nigeria

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All i can say is its not for the faint hearted! What an incredible experience. Don't bring anything valuable and try to go with a local. bargain down (divide by 3 then meet each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place to visit. So much to see - it has the largest arts and crafts market in all of Africa. You can buy everything there, supermarket items, a substantial fruit and vegetable market, woodcarvers that can make any type of furniture one may commission. everything a tourist may wish to buy to remember their visit to Africa.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Crowded and amidst chaos recommendation would be to visit the place only if you are looking at buying some cheap local stuff. The guarantee of products is not really guaranteed. Be prepared to bargain hard. The products are usually similarly most of the shops.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have come to this attraction several times in past years, but had to go there recently to get some African items for my friends who came visiting. The last time I came here was in 2009. The market still looked the same. Like most markets, you have to be on the alert and not wear or carry anything that... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The market offers various type of needs i.e. craft, materials, paintings, food and many more. Since time was too short I spent most of it at Craft Market.. Plenty of shops offering various collections but then again, they sell almost the same stuffs!! Watch out, you must be clever to negotiate and make it good bargain, my stuffs was reduced... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

All i can say is its not for the faint hearted! What an incredible experience. Don't bring anything valuable and try to go with a local. bargain down (divide by 3 then meet each other half way). All the best!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

You can get things you could never find anywhere else here. Everything is rather cheap if you know how to bargain a good deal, it is the most important thing here, like a ritual! Traditional clothes, shoes and accessories are amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I visited with a fellow blogger and I was amazed when I got there. First of all, it's not set up like normal markets - it's so clean and very orderly. There are accessories, furniture, art work, and little knickknacks to buy. I read somewhere that there's a food section of the market, but we didn't venture that way. We... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I write a review on this market some time back, equally the same, close your eyes to ivory everything will be great. Real reason to write again is that upon leaving Nigeria customs can give you a hard time if you have some of the wooden souvenirs. There is a law here regarding the taking out of antiques, customs take... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Hi, I went to this market last Saturday afternoon after hearing a lot of good things about this market from my friends. Once I reached there it felt wonderful, quiet a large market auround 150 small stalls. Selling painting's, wood works, leather bags, metal works, animal skins etc. The prices are negotiable if you don't negotiate they will rob you... More 

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Ibadan, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This market was fascinating. There was everything you could think of to buy. We went 10.30 am and were first people there so it was nice and quiet. Think twice before you show interest in something as they will stalk and haggle you until you find a price agreeable to you both! We never went near or saw any produce... More 

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Address: Address: Oba Elegushi Street | Off Lekki-Epe Expressway Between 4th and 5th Roundabout, Lagos, Nigeria
Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Lagos State  >  Lagos

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