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Market Square

North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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Great place for souvenirs!

I love this place, every time I come to "The Rock" I have to stop here to pick up souvenirs... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Drkphyre
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Merrillville, Indiana
well organized

many different vendors are packed into this area but they are all very well set up - there is food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nick D
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Calgary, Canada
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Formerly a slave-trading market, this open-air fruit and vegetable market is a great place to stop and sample the fresh produce, especially the local specialty - genips.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average39%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“t shirts” (33 reviews)
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North side of Main St. | at Strand Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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"t shirts"
in 33 reviews
"vendors selling"
in 6 reviews
"silver jewelry"
in 4 reviews
"local crafts"
in 4 reviews
"fun shopping"
in 6 reviews
"emancipation park"
in 3 reviews
"shot glasses"
in 5 reviews
"unique items"
in 4 reviews
"better deal"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"cruise port"
in 4 reviews
"main street"
in 6 reviews
"st thomas"
in 6 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 48 reviews
"haggle"
in 21 reviews
"stalls"
in 9 reviews
"deals"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place, every time I come to "The Rock" I have to stop here to pick up souvenirs & snacks! The people are very cool & friendly!

Thank Drkphyre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

many different vendors are packed into this area but they are all very well set up - there is food, drink and water available. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very typical Caribbean market not far from the cruise ports and adjacent to Main Street shopping, with lots of vendors selling various t shirts, Caribbean style clothing, scarfs, silver jewelry, shot glasses, magnets and other souvenir items. Fun to walk through but...More

Thank Page1977
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You do not need lots of time to visit the whole place. It is colourful and offers several small shops. Continuing eastbound from the Market Square, you get to see the Emancipation Park, sit down, or simply continue to visit the fort.

Thank rsalmang
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

It's the same junk available on the boat, and anywhere else in town. If you're looking for local, or culture, look elsewhere!

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This place is within walking distance to the cruise ship docks. Good place to find hats and swimwear.

Thank Cowgirlkc
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

lots of stalls which all sell the same stuff.... also in the "main shopping streets" there are many "sponsored merchants" If you are touring other islands save your money for them as the duty prices are lower elsewhere

Thank bob n
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

A great place for all your souvenirs. Fun place to walk through but every table has just about the same things. You can barter. Just wished that the tables were not placed so close together. To answer question about strollers, it would be difficult to...More

Thank StephanieR6655HD
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

If your looking for negotiations to be had, this straw market in downtown St Thomas is the place to go. A lot of souvenirs to be had.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Variety of stores No pressure from store clerks Casablana jewelry and Sunny did a great job of explaining different cuts and prices No hassles very friendly

Thank Linda N
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adsant211
2 January 2018|
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Response from SunshineHug | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the local events but the Market is in constant activity and it is a great afternoon walk.
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cherlp
29 January 2015|
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Response from solohikr | Reviewed this property |
There is no beach close to the market. Having gone to the market and the beach, I highly recommend going to the beach and skipping the market. The market is full of tourist t shirts and trinkets. Seriously it is junk... More
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