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Fresh vegetables and shell gifts

Looking for fresh vegetables while in Honiara?? why not just head down right in the centre of town... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Adilah D
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Honiara Central Market is terrific. The food is fresh. Its the local supermarket for everyone and... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Utazo60
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Looking for fresh vegetables while in Honiara?? why not just head down right in the centre of town. It also boasts a range of seashell necklaces, pendants etc. You can also get freshly cut flowers here. Just a helpful reminder, It can be crowded on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adilah D
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Honiara Central Market is terrific. The food is fresh. Its the local supermarket for everyone and is a great place to meet people and learn and enjoy the local culture. As the climate is hot its best to shop early in the day. I shop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Utazo60
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

This bustling covered market has some good fish, fruit and vegetable vendors and provides a photo opportunity in the centre of town.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Z8471PPdavide
Reviewed 15 November 2018

This is where the locals come to shop. Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish. It's all there. I enjoyed the experience. A completely non-tourist destination.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Came here to pass the time. Not worth the energy. Lots of vendors selling food but the other things for visitors are inexpensive Chinese cheap products.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Honiara market is one of the places in the city if one craves for a bite of sweet natural taste of fruit should visit. During November and February we have mango season, pineapple and melon is also in November. One has to keep personal items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alxbm123
Reviewed 19 September 2018

One of the great things about traveling is seeing how people make a living. Solomons depend on the land (and sea) to provide for themselves and exports. A visit to this market is testiment to hard working islanders who make their living growing food and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SkykingCT
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Honiara Central market is bustling, colourful and abundant with the smell of fresh food and fish. The locals were friendly as we wound our way among the beautifully displayed fruits and veges. There are several types of bananas, raw peanuts etc. I would not recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

I love markets. The Honiara Central Market is colourful, rustic and endlessly interesting. From freshly caught fish, mud crabs, fruits & vegetables, shell money necklaces, souvenirs and clothing; a must place to explore next time you visit the Solomon Islands and a great way to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 12 July 2018

It is worth walking through the market to see the wares, so beautifully arranged so as to give maximum appeal. Even if there was not a huge variation of things to buy. Mostly food although there was a small amount of tourist ware.

Date of experience: July 2018
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