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Address: Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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At this market you will find people weaving straw into anything and...

At this market you will find people weaving straw into anything and everything.

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A lot of small booth with everything and nothing

In the middle of Nassau You can find a big market where You can buy small sovenirs from Bahamas. In all shops they have more or less the same stuff. The prices are small so You... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lomianki, Poland
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Lomianki, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In the middle of Nassau You can find a big market where You can buy small sovenirs from Bahamas. In all shops they have more or less the same stuff. The prices are small so You can buy a lot of things. You can always get a lower price. So when You get a price ask the for half of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Meet the locals haggle the price. Beware cup I bought said Bahamas on on side that she showed me backwards on the other. I didn't realize it until I used it. Laughed so hard I stayed at Samahab very exotic Island!! Hahaha

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stall after stall of Bahamian handicrafts. Wood carving, hats, misc you name it. ***Be sure to bargain.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The market is essentially the same type of souveniers you would see at any other island shopping area (shotglasses, magnets, shirts, trinkets) with the exception of all the straw baskets. It's a little pushy in there with each of the vendors selling the same thing, and they are willing to make deals. We were looking for something more custom so... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped there at the end of our tour - as we were curious to see how it looks. We spent approx 3 mins inside: it's covered, poorly lit, with long narrow corridors and it smells bad. The things they sell there are your regular touristy things, nothing that would attract me.

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Get ready to get hounded for everything. U can find same stuff at airport and cheeper. Same stuff . Junk , the women attack u , u can barter it all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Straw Market is in a new modern building since we visited last. Still the same type stuff as before. Lots of China stuff. Kinda felt sorry for the ladies selling in there, it was almost like they were begging at times.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our daughter bought her five year old a cute little sparkly sun dress & necklace. It's a typical straw market where you bargain for the price. Walk around & see if you want to buy anything before you actually buy it cause prices vary. I paid $4 for an item that another vendor wanted $2!!!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Straw Market is a place to get gifts for people you don't necessarily like, but have to buy something for. This is the best way I can describe it. They offer t-shirts, wood "sculpture," hats, magnets and typical gift shop type merchandise. A few people make some of their own, but it seems heavy import from China type. Take... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not our kind of thing. Each booth seemed to be carrying similar goods and it would take considerable time to view each booth. We found it to be a little claustrophobic. The wood carvings were really intricate and interesting.

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