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Nelson Saturday Market

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Address: | Montgomery Square, Nelson, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-546 6454
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Great arts and crafts

Saturday morning 8 till 1 great art crafts Nelson honey . Beautiful cut flowers . Nice food coffee . Hand made clothes knitwear pottery .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra D
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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330 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday morning 8 till 1 great art crafts Nelson honey . Beautiful cut flowers . Nice food coffee . Hand made clothes knitwear pottery .

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Thank Sandra D
Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for locally made treasures then this is the place. Handmade clothing and assortments ensure you don't go home empty handed. Loved it.

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Thank Wally O
Nelson, New Zealand
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yummy foods, lovely elegant arts and crafts, great coffee and pastries, fresh local produce, bouquets of flowers, live music, local pottery, and very nice people. Park in Buxton Carpark and walk one block over to the market.

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Thank WIldCarrot2
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved eating there and found it hard to choose. I went for a whitebait fritter as I don't come across them often. I also enjoyed some fresh pear juice. We were travelling so we didn't buy groceries. I liked the look of some of the plants but again not able to travel with them. Bought small Christmas gifts like... More 

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Thank KazzaTravel
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

So much going on here, lots of local produce, honey, peanut butter wool Sox you name it. Alot of fun to walk around. Just wish I had more money to spend. We had the moari bread for breakfast. Lovely jubly!

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Thank Leanne D
falmouth, maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

a real slice of life and great way to shop in Nelson both for locals and travelers. Good quality merchandise, greenstone, wood, cheeses, crafts, clothes, you name it. Not garbage or junk. One highlight was this elderly guy must have been in his 90's who made airplanes, motorcycles and such out of beer cans....a great gift, say, if you know... More 

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Cheviot, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

One of the stalls sells herb seedlings for planting out in your garden. The theme is fresh, healthy pure, green, etc yet there is this stupid women in there smoking some tube device with huge billows of smoke coming out of her face continually. That really put me off, and also the adjoining stalls that had to breathe her filthy... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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306 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is the place to go on a Saturday morning to explore what Nelson and surrounds has to offer including food to try and local produce to purchase. You can also find a lot of Art and Craft good as well as the odd car boot displaying their goods to sell, Enjoy the atmosphere its worth a visit mix with... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

A wide variety of stalls ranging from fruit and vegetables, locally made artisan bread, chocolate, honey, tea, etc to funky jewelry, clothing, crystals, fossils, art, plants and more. Aim to spend at least an hour or two meandering, sampling and listening to the buskers. Grab a coffee and Dutch oliebollen for a snack, or visit one of the many other... More 

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Thank Jill2323
Nelson, New Zealand
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is what Nelson is all about. Local foods, boutique crafts, enthusiastic buskers and a friendly atmosphere - not to be missed for an unique souvenir.

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