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Baclaran Market

Address: Paranaque, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 8 Attractions in Paranaque
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
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Paranaque, Philippines
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

stay away very chaotic and dirty and so much visible rampant corruption from local government and police ( actually witnessed these myself). people spit on the street all the time, all kind of plastic litter everywhere. there is no order, vendors with small item will plop right on the center where people are walking creating a small barrier that you... More 

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Iloilo City, Philippines
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Shop till you drop. Bring a bigger bag for the things you are going to buy. Bargain for the price. Ask for wholesale price, it's cheaper. Avoid going when it's raining. The place is dirty, but hey, it's a market.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A local Filipino friend brought us to this market. Love this place. I can get very cheap stuff there compare to those big malls. Bargains is a must there especially when they see that you are a tourist.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Baclaran market is always been the 2nd mecca for bargain goods if you are in the south (Divisoria market being the No.1). The place is awfully dirty whether in the rainy season or summer season. But you can't go wrong in finding almost everything you want and need when it comes to clothes, shoes, gadgets galore, etc and if you... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Baclaran is one of my favorite places. For one, the famous Redemptorist church is here. Did you know that the church helps urban poor communities? It does! That makes this church special for me. Second, this is one place that reminds me how hard-working Filipinos are - and how creative they can be in trying to earn clean living. You... More 

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Ware, Hertfordshire
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112 reviews 112 reviews
61 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Wild! So much to see, so many people. Dirty, noisy and colourful. Cheap? Who can say?? It's a short jeepney ride from central Manila.

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Orange, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

You can take a bus from the airport to Baclaran and enjoy shopping in the open air market. I tasted a Filipino bizarre food balot, duck egg just before it would be born.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Caught a jeepney along quino street to here. The market is huge and spreads out everywhere. I always carry a shoulder that covers my pocket where my wallet is. Then I have my phone in other pocket and put my hand in that pocket. My wallet is connected to my shorts via a chain. If I ever feel anyone walking... More 

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Darwin NT
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

I went here not too long ago, it's a good place for bargains and it's better if you can blend in as a local. If that can't be helped and you stand out like a tourist in the crowd - be prepared to have people snatch or pick pocket. There is too many small alleys and places to run after... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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117 reviews 117 reviews
73 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

There’s a lot of stores here where you can purchase cheap items like clothes, shoes, school supplies and different items. You need to take care of you belongings especially your money because pickpockets are everywhere. If you are planning to go to this aree I could suggest not to bring you important things like gadgets, jewelries or important documents.

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