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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on a Sunday, so it was quiet: but this meant that we did not get hassled, as other reviewers seem to have been. Pretty standard fruit and veg market, plus occasional stalls with woven baskets. Amazing number of shops selling wigs and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ursosarctos
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Walked from a township in Mozambique and went into town. Since being the first time in Mozambique, I must say it was an experience to be repeated.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ThembaK_12
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Picked up some mangoes and other exotic fruit. There are many agressive hawkers who thrust art into your face and are desperate for you to buy something. Also, children will want to hold your shopping bags and will follow you until you relent.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Arturo A
Reviewed April 10, 2019

I wanted to like this place but aside from being unbelievably harassed by groups of men outside - as a single blonde female there I did not feel safe at all - once inside there really was hardly anything there and crazy prices targets at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TheGlobalBoho
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The market is incredible bargain with them for lower prices don't worry they won't be insulted it's all in fun but when you leave be careful of pick pockets

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed November 30, 2018

I think the Central market of Maputo is a place which you can see a daily life, daily life of traders and people. it is not a smelly or dirty Market, so you can walk with ease and watch fresh fruits, vegetables etc. some traders...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were travelling from Bilene to Maputo on our way back to South Africa.I must say...the driving in Maputo is on another level.even driving in Johanesdburg isn't that hectic but oh well we made it alive and safe.we drove down to the marked where everyone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank kedibonem609
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Its a local market with fruits and vegetables being sold to local and to tourists. The tourist prices seems pretty hiked but the market is very clean and organized. Attached to the vegetable market are several shops packed with Chinese products not many local products...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Faisal R
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

A great place to go in a group but u do get mobbed by traders so a bit uneasy at first.later u settle and get used to the hustlers and accustomed to prices etc

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Feroz I
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed visiting the market, there are different parts that is fish market, fresh vegatables and fruit, spices and herbs with traditional medicine, arts and crafts and clothing. There you can see and buy the biggest selection of hair, synthetic as well as real human...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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