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November get away

Great people, worth a visit. Just like most markets most of the stall are selling the same stuff... read more

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Hicksey67
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Sydney, Australia
Just okay

Lovely people, but not a lot of variety in what's for sale. The usual carvings, sarongs, shirts and... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
sophieNZ
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New Zealand
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If you’re willing to fight the crowds at this flea market in a shed, you may find some interesting Samoan handicrafts or mats, and you can even watch works-in-progress.
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Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First we went to a outdoor fish market. Wow, such variety! Afterwards, we stoped at the "Old Apia Market". Lots of fresh produce. Plus there was the usual tourist stuff. There were many people there buying mementos of their trip at the market. Really, if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great people, worth a visit. Just like most markets most of the stall are selling the same stuff. Felt like it was a good honest place to buy local souvenirs. The day we went it was very hot, the market was under cover and out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Lovely people, but not a lot of variety in what's for sale. The usual carvings, sarongs, shirts and shell jewellery - some good souvenirs if that's what you're looking for.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Every second stall was the same. Very very hot. However if you want some ni nachos to take home then this is the place to go

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Certainly worth a visit but lots of very similar stalls all selling exactly the same things not a huge range of souvenirs but did get a few bits and pieces.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here to check out the local wares. There was a plethora of wooden carvings, clothes and other general souvenirs. Food was also available. The stalls are very tight and close together so it’s hard to navigate around or have a look at items...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

This was a nice market. There was an overwhelming amount of goods. I bought a skirt which was handmade but very cute and inexpensive. If I would have known that markets were scarce around the island, I would have spent more time and money.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I enjoy walking through local markets. Each on is a little bit different. This market gave an insight in to Samoan life. Most of the things I saw were hand-made. I like to support the local people, so I purchased a hand-made tunic in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Donna H
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

The market was interesting enough. We didnt buy anything, found it a bit too expensive. My partner got a haircut from the barbers at the market, we were pleased. The fish and chips from the fish market across the way was excellent.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nolynm2016
Reviewed September 2, 2018

All the same stalls,great to buys little gifts to bring home.staff are friendly and if they dont have it they will take you someone that has.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Elke R
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Poinciana54 | Reviewed this property |
I understand so but maybe not Sunday? Most places are closed Sunday.
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tdehanas
March 16, 2016|
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Response from serenesea | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the market has been rebuilt completely and is much cleaner and airier. Hope you enjoy it!
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