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Address: Rue Georges Clemenceau, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia

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Cute little market in the City Centre of Noumea

We found the City Markets to be quite decent! It was bigger than I expected, with a wide variety of stalls and wares to choose from. The prices were not inexpensive, so don't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We found the City Markets to be quite decent! It was bigger than I expected, with a wide variety of stalls and wares to choose from. The prices were not inexpensive, so don't expect to walk away with a bag full of cheap knick-knacks, but that said many of the items for sale were of a high quality. Lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The market is located at Port Moselle on the waterfront in attractive modern round blue roofed buildings. One is devoted to fruit & vegetables; another to seafood & another to meat, charcuterie, cheese etc. The produce is fresh, varied and well displayed. Arrive early to enjoy the market at its best. The market is only open in the mornings &... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The morning market was our first stop off the hop on hop off bus. It was a nice little market with lots of clothes, jewellery, hats, souvenirs and lots of fruit and veg. I bought a dress to throw on over the top of bathers and a can holder for reasonable price. The people seemed nice at this market, unlike... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to shop if you are staying in self-catering accommodation as the supermarkets can be a bit variable in quality. Also a place to get a coffee; there's not many around!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The morning market was the first stop on the "hop on hop off" bus tour we organized on shore, following our cruise ship's early morning arrival. While it was a small market, it had a good variety of artwork, jewellery, clothing and local craftwork, mostly at reasonable prices. The vendors were friendly and really appreciated our attempts to speak French.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got up early one morning to go out and really feel the atmosphere of this market which attracts both locals and tourists. The sashimi tuna is particularly abundant and seems like a steal to an American. You can buy it fresh and cheap this early in the morning, and can choose between two varieties, red or yellow. The yellow... More 

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Noumea market is small however is still well worth going if you are a foody. I would recommend visiting on a Saturday, as it seemed to be bustling with locals. There are also more stalls when a cruise ship is scheduled to dock. Try the Tartlettes Bananes, a New Caledonian specialty, delicious!

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Ok so some of the locals were overly friendly as they knew we were tourists and really wanted us to buy --- but over all, they were lovely, and the markets were fun to look around!

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

As a tourist you naturally stop and visit these places: I've now seen it twice, and as many before me have written; it is expensive! Nonetheless you my find something of interest to buy for yourself, if your interested in shell jewelry... Other than that I also saw similar stuff we have back home for much less cost. I also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Quick visit to the market before our tour. All of the stall owners we spoke to were wonderful. All spoke very good English and allowed us to buy in Australian dollars. We found the people here much nicer than those in the retail shops.

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