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Georgetown, Guyana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this market on a Saturday morning, wow, still the usual hustling and bustling going on, walked around, bought some fruits, again just be safe.

Thank IndraShiv
Reviewed 31 July 2018

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

Thank GoldenM
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Rosbuck
Reviewed 17 April 2018

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

2  Thank Narissa592
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It's where you go to get where u going and where u go to get what you may want. Only inna Guyana!👁👌🏼

1  Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

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

2  Thank PopcornPeter
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank paddiperkins
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Clive P
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It was a complex experience because you were having a multiple amount of competing experience within the market

1  Thank Roger R
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