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Vibrant, busy, pursued by vendors to buy their wares. Coming from South Africa, many of the wooden trinkets are sold all over Africa. The bolts of cloth are truly astounding, in design and colour, and if you cannot find some to take home, I would...More
I do enjoy a visit to the grand marché un the any African city or town and expect to be pulled and pushed for purchases after taking any interest in an item. Lome’s marche was no different. It was fun but I definitely walked out...More
This market had a lot of things for locals as well as a small tourist strip which the stall owners over priced the items excessively. For example something I purchased for 25cents in Ghana was being sold for $6 at this market.
As the other reviews mention, its a crazy busy market showcasing virtually everything Togo has to offer consumers. There's raw meat for purchase and all other items are imported from China, India, or Europe. Sellers high ball you for your money (I always tried to...More
I've visited a few markets in Africa and this one was one of my favorites. It is very chaotic and I imagine that it's easy to get lost, but I didn't feel unsafe here. We didn't see any other tourists, but we weren't bothered any...More
We got a lot of beautiful things in this market. They had everything. You just walk around and if you spot what you like you price it. It's a fun experience. It's.like.any market in Africa but less rowdy than some I've been to
This is quintessential Togolese capital at its best. The throng of people selling and buying everything from food to household goods is a sight to behold. Locals carrying incredible loads a top their heads, mothers with babies strapped on to the backs, cars honking, people...More