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Address: Kumasi, Ghana
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This is supposedly one of the largest markets on the continent.

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Kejetia Market Walking Tour in Kumasi
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The magic of Kejetia

Kejetia is a joyfully noisy, colorful, crowded and sometimes smelly slice of adventure any visitor to Kumasi must experience...It is HUGE, but what makes this cacophony of human... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 14, 2016
Hen T
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love a great open air market. It tells the story of the city you are in. Kejetia is massive, I visited 3 days in a row and spent around 4 hours total. I believe you can hire a guide but exploring on your own is nice so you can take your time. The vendors were for the most part... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

A big market with all sorts of items from food right down to cutlass in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Covers more than a square kilometer

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Thank drakoni
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I asked our hotel if they knew a guide and an assistant manager kindly showed the 6 of us around this huge market. Our ages ranged from 70 - 17 and we spent 2 -3 hours having a good wonder around. We bought cloth, nick knacks (I bought a catapult...), and generally had a great time. The market was ferociously... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Kejetia is a joyfully noisy, colorful, crowded and sometimes smelly slice of adventure any visitor to Kumasi must experience...It is HUGE, but what makes this cacophony of human business interaction is that there is a method to the madness...it may not seem so at first blush but there are sections for everything; clothing, produce, hardware, meat, sundry and everything in... More 

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1 Thank Hen T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Special immersion in a wild place. Avoid it if it is raining. Mest sector is not for food security specialists.

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1 Thank Marius B
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

So my friend Jim and I just returned from 2 weeks in the wonderful country of Ghana, and though we did and saw a lot of extraordinary things, we agreed that perhaps the highlight of the whole trip was the half-day we spent with our guide Comfort touring the Kumasi's enormous Kejetia Market. This place can be overwhelming, I think,... More 

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3 Thank Ernie M
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

Largest open-air market in ALL of West Africa! This is not a tourist type market like the stalls outside the Kumasi Cultural Center. This is where Ghanaians do their shopping for the whole of colorful life! An absolute must see of anything in Kumasi, by everyone’s standards. I’d really recommend one day to see it, tour it, to begin to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

The market is too overcrowded with petty trader on the pavement and on the roads, it is understandable that people got to work to feed their families but the should be some order.travellers should be aware of their surroundings as you can be targeted by thiefs and pickpockets,poor sanitation.it might improve if the construction of the car park and Lorry... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

Kejetia claiming to be "the biggest market in West Africa" is about to be replaced by a shopping mall, so I highly recommend going before that happens. I arranged a guided tour through my lodging at Four Villages Inn. I highly recommend a guide, considering there are over 10,000 stalls, you also avoid some of the nagging to buy seller's... More 

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Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

I came here in 2013 with a big group of friends and enjoyed myself thoroughly. It was rather daunting as a small person with a big bag in a very large crowd where we were warned about pickpockets but luckily nothing happened. There was so much to see from clothes to jewellery to hand made instruments and bags. The colours,... More 

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