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2 days ago
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At this market you will find people weaving straw into anything and everything.
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Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The straw market was a little congested and the prices were higher than I expected. We got better deals on Bay Ave in the souvenir stores.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank KieshaC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tons of vendors many selling the exact same thing. Indoor market crowded with merchandise making it hard to browse the aisles. Vendors aggressively trying to sell engaging in conversation only relating to trying to make a sale. Most of the merchandise is labeled Bahamas.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank dmulvaney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was so great which makes me so happy and I love the places like this which makes me so happy

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Manish2618
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a tourist junk market with all the same stuff as in Mexico or any other tourist trap. Not worth it. Most of the stuff I saw had made in China on it 🧐

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank threedogeggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

You may be able to find some good deals on crappy souvenirs that you would like to take home for gifts or memories, but the vendors are super pushy and can be down right rude! They come up with every excuse to try and get...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Medea S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a quiet day when there was no cruise ships in the harbour. Lots of stalls all trying to sell the same content, some of it is good and made locally but a lot of Chinese product which is a shame. We got...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 376dazr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought it was literally going to be a market filled w all straw products, but it did have lots of straw products and vendors were friendly

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to go to this market. The People are friendly and there are so many choices. It is a must see and experience Bahamas life

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inundated with souvenirs and barkers selling their goods and cheap souvenirs you will actually find straw baskets and purses. You can negotiate your price- but the experience can be a bit overwhelming and it all starts looking the same. If you’ve never been you should...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DebraEngelhardtNash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad to spend some money in the Bahamas, to support them after the hurricane. Straw market is a must do and I got to teach the kids how to haggle about prices. Teen got lots of gifts for friends for a few bucks apiece. Sellers...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ZombieMommers
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Cardinalmortgage
October 4, 2018|
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Response from Voyage784881 | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry, good luck...
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1bobbie67
March 22, 2018|
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Response from LiLyBrAt | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the church, but I do recal there being one up the hill. If it's that one, it's less then a 10 min walk from the market.
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sue926
April 19, 2017|
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Response from sso1 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer... the cruise will deposit you in an area with small huts trying to sell you souvenirs and locally made goods. Leave this area, turn right, and walk down the street. It's about 6 blocks to... More
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