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The last time I came here (seven years ago) I was with my husband's cousin) but today ventured in with my husband and our two teenage sons. It was every bit as noisy as I had remembered it. I didn't see any other tourists which...More
Huge area. Vendors galore! Tight spaces! Unusual fruits! Any and everything being sold! Loud and noisy but it is a market! Lots of energy! ! I wanted to use washroom so badly. I was directed to a portable toilet that was air-conditioned and clean !...More
Very busy market square where the locals shop. Fresh meat, fruits and vegetables. Some might find it too congested due to the numerous bus parks but it is worth visiting just for the experience and to pick up local fruits. Prices are better than the...More
It's always interesting to visit a bustling, colourful market. This one does not disappoint.
Be very careful, though, as the surrounding area is notorious for violent muggings, even though it's close to City Hall and the Bank of Guyana. Avoid going in the evenings (of...More
I was told that under no circumstances should go inside the Market without a local person. The cast iron building with a corrugated clock tower was great looking. The market itself was established in the late 1700s, but the current structure was built in 1880....More
This market is like Aladdin’s Cave I would think you could buy almost anything in there! It was busy and chaotic but if you are up for it give it a go. However as always in a very crowded area perhaps good to practice a...More
Yes you will be over charged but who cares you on vocation and you get the benefits of the exchange rate. The moment you get to the market you will want to take a picture of the beautiful sign and the clock and the locals...More