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Miss going to markets

The Grand Marche is just the type of market that my husband and I miss. We went with a group and... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Patricia M
via mobile
Vibrant and lively

Between the cheap Chinese stuff one can find some very interesting African goodies. The large... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Ahlora
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Khartoum, Sudan
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This is the largest of the five Niamey markets, with every kind of ware from food to cloth and jewelry.
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The Grand Marche is just the type of market that my husband and I miss. We went with a group and two "guides" for the second time and loved how it twisted and turned and seemed to go on and on. You need to look...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Between the cheap Chinese stuff one can find some very interesting African goodies. The large variety of Wax Print and Batik fabrics make a choice difficult. The adventurous can try some grasshoppers. This is not a place for people who do not like crowds or...More

Thank Ahlora
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Ok Nothing special Usual household stuff and many stands selling locusts Seems safe Little else there Make sure you have your Niger visa before arriving or you won't get on plane

Thank samboDublin
Reviewed May 13, 2017

While the market can be crowded and busy, this is a great place to shop for African Wax Print and Batik fabrics. Not finding what you're looking for inside the market? Just a block down from the front entrance of the Marche (heading toward the...More

Thank WanderingOnion
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

It is the biggest market of the city and you can find everything that you are looking for. It is just very big and complicated place where you can loose your direction. Don't forget to discuss with the sellers before you buy something. You should...More

3  Thank Hasan C
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Wow, just a one word. This is the biggest market in west Africa, from a pin to a heavy truck, you will all find here. Dont go there by your car, its a heavy traffic area, grab a taxi if you are only going to...More

3  Thank Jagdesh K
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Grande Marche is one of the most enjoyable ways to pass the hot hours of a Niamey afternoon. One can find everything and anything else one may be searching for. The market is vibrant and normally packed with people, so keep an eye on your...More

3  Thank brian09067
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I love visiting markets in all the various countries. Markets tell a lot of stories about cities. Grand Marche was unique and obviously needed some expertise to maneuver through the crowded streets. Fruits in carts, onions galore, dates and pottery. There is no order but...More

1  Thank 398ammaf
Reviewed May 19, 2015

One could spend days at the Grand Marche and never see everything it has to offer. If you have need anything that is hard to find, look for it here. From clothing and shoes to fruits and vegetables to electronics and automotive parts, you can...More

2  Thank pwm1031
Reviewed September 7, 2004

Spending time at the Grande Marche is one of the most enjoyable ways to pass the hot hours of a Niamey afternoon. One can find everything there: traditional outfits, beaded jewelry, shoes, pots, school supplies, stereo equipment, bed spreads, sunglasses, mosquito nets - and anything...More

22  Thank saraisatchi
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