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Central market madness

This is a fascinating place for people looking for a "genuine" experience. The people are friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Travelwizard23
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Average - Not that exciting

I've been in many local markets and some we expected to find good handcraft. Here most of the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Simonest
,
Windhoek, Namibia
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One of several markets in the immediate area, this one has vibrant fruits and vegetables.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
3 Dec 2016
“Central market madness ”
8 Jul 2015
“Average - Not that exciting”
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Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is a fascinating place for people looking for a "genuine" experience. The people are friendly and the place is bustling. Don't look at the way meat and poultry is sold. Suspend your rich western sensibilities, don't make comparisons with your local supermarket and appreciate...More

Thank Travelwizard23
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I've been in many local markets and some we expected to find good handcraft. Here most of the products are imported. Prices are okay. You will find some nice things to buy as food if you are willing to cook (prices are really good for...More

3  Thank Simonest
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Bandim market is busy at any time of the day and opens every days, not like other markets in Africa where you can't walk without being hassled, here you feel you have the chance to look at things. The quietest time of the day is...More

Thank Magda_1977_13
Reviewed 5 March 2011

As Guinea-Bissau is one of 10 poorest countries in the world the goods are rare and the market is basically to cover the most important needs. You will find the market together with shops. As there is almost no tourism in Bissau, you hardly can...More

8  Thank priska_global
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