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Sunday Market

El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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117 reviews 117 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Maybe it was because we went on a Sunday but this very small market was very crowded, mostly with people like us. Parking is very difficult and the road is narrow and very busy. Tempers got frayed a little. The market is set right next to the road in the small town and comprised of a number of vegetable, fruit... More

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We spent a week in El Valle with a group of teens from our church. It is such a great little town with wonderful people. One day they had a parade celebrating their children. It was a blast to watch. You can't help but relax and get into the slower pace here. One of the best things about the town... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Wonderful selection of fresh fruit & vegetables. Lots of local vendors with hand crafted jewelry, artwork, hats, bags, wooden crafts. Located right in the middle of the town of El Valle.

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Oakton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Small handicrafts market with fresh fruit and vegetables and crafts for sale. Lots of beaded jewelry, some art, and the renowned wooden trays. A good relaxing spot to stop before or after lunch. Be sure to bargain. Right on the main strip of town - you can't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This used to be a true native market but it's become just another tourist attraction these days. There are still lovely natives crafts offered but few bargains anymore.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

You can't go to El Valle and not go to the market. Its now open every day but Sunday still has the most people. It really is the quintessential thing to do here. You get to see the local culture, crafts and people.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

We visited the Market at 'el Valle' [de Anton] May 2012 on a Saturday (5-26-12). Though not as busy as Sunday, it was still a worthwhile trip. Good fresh food (not sure how prices compare) and some interesting tourist-type wares, as well as many different plants and flowers. I would caution those traveling with children (we had nine in a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Much like the farmers market in my hometown. Farmers bring their crops in, plants for sale and lots of vendors selling homemake wares- panted platters, beeded necklaces, aplique items, panama hats. For me not much interesting to buy except a Kuna woman selling her homemade molas. Lots and lots and lots of them. All were beautifully done by her and... More

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Sunday is the busiest day for visiting this market. But this market is open every day, there are just more vendors on Sunday. There are many artisans with their goods there, from small trinkets to expensive souvenirs From jewelry to baskets, hats, carved birds, carved serving dishes.......it is fabulous. Vendors are open to negotiate prices on the more expensive items.... More

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