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great place to buy fabric. An immense array of vendors to choose from. The sights and smells are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tsareviews
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Libreville, Gabon
Probably not much for a tourist

We walked up to the Marche du Mont Bouet on a hot and humid day. This market is HUGE. It extends... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
EllenT116
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New York, NY
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Near to the center of Libreville, the Marché du Mont-Bouët is the city's top market.
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  • Average51%
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“theSouthAfricanreview”
27 Jan 2018
“Probably not much for a tourist”
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Libreville, Gabon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great place to buy fabric. An immense array of vendors to choose from. The sights and smells are delicious and the people are friendly

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We walked up to the Marche du Mont Bouet on a hot and humid day. This market is HUGE. It extends over blocks and blocks. If you have never seen a market in a developing country, then check it out, but it's a rather sad...More

2  Thank EllenT116
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Be ready for a typical African market, if you haven't seen one before. Everybody will tell it is a dangerous place, I didn't feel threatened at all. Just usual caution with pickpockets and no jewelry in evidence, of course. No slippers as the ground is...More

2  Thank Mimose67
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

You can find a lot of very interesting thing... like african fabric, all kind of luggages and purses, jewelry fake or gold and silver, local fruits and Veggies, Artisanal handcraft, etc... You need to go with somebody local, a man, because it's quite dangerous so...More

1  Thank annie1801
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This local market is very very crowded. So many vendors. Some people likes to get photo taken (actually approaches and asks to be in the photo) and some gets upset when you are carrying a camera. If you like to experience how Gabonese live, I'd...More

1  Thank Samuel C
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

It's great for a visit to buy some souvenirs. Varied, colourful, inexpensive and often attractive, spending an hour chatting and bargaining with the shopkeepers can be fun. Try and buy from the shops from further within the market, better prices and better conversations.

1  Thank Ameya V
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Reviewed 23 June 2007

I have to marche mont-bouet it's the market in libreville where everyone meets everyone on the saturday morning. The worst days to go there would be at the end of the month saturday morning. You will regret it unless you enjoy being in that kind...More

7  Thank jojopagot
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