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Maputo Central Market

Av. 25 de Setembro, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Av. 25 de Setembro, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good spot to get some nice little artisanal fabric. the people are obvisouly trying to sell you some stuff but got, like in other place in maputo, they let foreigner alone. not harrassing you a bit like when you walk in the city. people leave...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the market. The building has a beautiful old design. It's one of the cleanest markets I have been to. You can find various fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, cashew and other nuts here. Aside from that there are many stalls selling hair products, including...More

Thank Keli W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old building, including entrance. If you want to try some fresh exotic fruits, vegetables and nuts, this is the place. But no crafts besides baskets, however. Also fish and seafood is sold there. Disappointing is that merchants don't let you taking pictures of their...More

Thank Monikey2013
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Worth a visit if you never have been to other similar markets which you can find in most African and Asian cities. People are friendly and not intimidating at all.

Thank Unterwegs
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This market is not to be missed. The beautiful color of the vast variety of fruits and vegetables - and especially the pepper displays were a feast for the eye. Everything is very nicely laid out and it is civil and manageable- one can stroll,...More

Thank Br0wnster
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Of the times of Lourenco Marques...this municipal market of 1901 planned by the Portuguese....is still a clean place Maputo...the Europeans were skilled in market planning and one can see this influence in this African colony. The fish section , the vegetable section , a bit...More

1  Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the market a few years back and it was dirty snd a lot of beggars. Now its clean and organized. Worth visiting especially for international tourists.

Thank Jaco v
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Last year I took my first cruise aboard the sinfonia an maputo was a stop on rourte to portuguese island. Instead of booking an excursion we decided to brave a mystery trip that lead us to this market. They really have a huge variety of...More

Thank lizelbeukes45
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Although it has evolved with time, the Central Market in Mozambique's capital of Maputo is a fun place to shop, watch and relax. It was very attractive until neighboring buildings were added. EVen though a little more hidden, you can feel the Indiana Jones, if...More

2  Thank angie1966d
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place! You must visit with Atalia from DANA Tours she is friends and local and knows all the best spots! You will see veggies never seen before and tastes allowed.🍌🍉🥑🌽🥕🥒🍆🍅🌶🥔🍠🌰🥜🍯 The Cashew Nuts are OUTSTANDING and a must to take home with...More

Thank Michelle v
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Yammy C
27 June 2017|
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Response from Pedro T | Reviewed this property |
Inside the marquet you can find brazillian hair
Yanga Q
27 May 2017|
Response from angie1966d | Reviewed this property |
Hi not that I know. You can find that item at besthairbuyon the Internet.
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Response from Gio x | Reviewed this property |
yes. my guess is yes. will be open.