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A lively and colorful market bursting with tropical fruit and vegetables.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“food market” (6 reviews)
Castries, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice indoor markets selling various crafts, clothing & trinkets. Be sure to barter for the best price.

Thank Edge49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can find a wide variety of indigenous items at an inexpensive price; nutmeg, cinnamon, chocolate, and many other food and craft items. Lunch is also available by some vendors. Lovely local foods, a great experience if you want to immerse yourself in the...More

Thank travelbutterfly897
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time. Friendly quiet people. Fantastic site seeing. Great food 🥘.Beautiful and safe beaches

Thank joyful696
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was crazy to see this market (wait until you see where people buy fish/meat) it was culture shock for my 6 year old but he interacted with some locals and bought some pencils to bring back for his friends. There is a lot of...More

Thank Erin_Leigh_519
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just typical souvenirs. Hand woven reed baskets were probably the only worthwhile gift. Some sellers were pushy. But most had stalls had the same stuff.

Thank SarahMcCall
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Monday morning looking to purchase some souvenirs, a large market but mostly selling the same things. We did get all we were looking for reasonable prices but after an hour we were ready to leave.

Thank ela03
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Large market with fresh local produce, herbs & fish. Fresh prepared food stalls. A must for any foodie! Keep your wallet secure.

Thank URBANlogic
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Huge, huge market place. Lots of the vendors carried the same stuff and a lot of it didn't look like it was made in the Caribbean. Interesting to visit, though.

Thank Bamatams
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We visit Castries market every time we visit St Lucia and love the place It is packed full of interesting stands and is always an experience ....with lots of interesting people too ......can be abit intimidating I suppose if you add shy but you just...More

Thank Guy M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The place looks like the seventies in Haiti there's no evolution of streets or attractions etc.... They CVould do better I reggret.....

Thank Thoth R
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22 May 2017|
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Response from PennWinchester | Reviewed this property |
Don't know who that is, ask when you get there, everyone is in the main, friendly.
13 March 2016|
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Response from robert m | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know...........I was there over Christmas and it was certainly closed on the Bank Holidays, I would GUESS it will be open on Saturday and closed on Sunday.
20 September 2015|
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Response from BobNNC | Reviewed this property |
It appears that there are at least two craft markets, both within 2-3 blocks of the cruise ship landings. On foot, the first is a city block of tasteful, single-story stuccoed, tile-roofed structures housing vendors--we did... More