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“Relaxing place with many craft stalls” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Greenmarket Square

Greenmarket Square
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Greenmarket Square is one of Cape town's oldest markets, full of crafts, jewelry, clothing and curios at a great value.
London, United Kingdom
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“Relaxing place with many craft stalls”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

very safe , close to everything and a fair sized market of local crafts. Only thing lacking would be having more entertainment in the square as the one we did see was great and drew a good crowd who then walked around the stalls.

Visited January 2013
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“Wanted more time at the market”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

During a half day tour of Cape Town we stopped for about half an hour at the market which was just opening for the day. Lots of booths with handmade carvings, clothing, artwork and other products from the outlying areas. We bought a few baskets and gifts for people back home, and enjoyed visiting with the proprietors while listening to many different languages and accents. Could have spent another hour or two in the market, but would have needed to visit an ATM as the choices were many and attractive.

Visited November 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Greenmarket Square”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

Our company's head office is on Greenmarket Square. I love everything about it, the noise, the tourists, locals and best of all, soaking up the sun.

Visited January 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“Good for buying curios”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

This square is full of small stalls selling curios which is very good if you are a tourist in town. Make sure to shop around as you will see many of the same items.

Visited October 2012
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Aveiro, Portugal
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“Traditions”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

No so big but you can find in in interesting stuff. Safe place. One item to visit when you are in Cape tow.

Visited November 2012
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