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Greenmarket Square is one of Cape town's oldest markets, full of crafts, jewelry, clothing and curios at a great value.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Burg St | corner Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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+254 746 002257
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All reviews stalls selling stall holders african curios green market square nice market stall owners outdoor market flea market souvenir shopping buy souvenirs t shirts for sale buy something local art long street worth a visit walk around
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was near our hotel ..very nice ,must discuss the prices very well, but interesting...i advice to go there only on daylight

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mohamad S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Square is the place to come if you want to browse around the market stall where you can get lots of mementoes of your stay in South Africa. Also quite a few bars, coffee shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 261peteri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to buy souvenirs and gifts from your visit to Cape Town. As with most markets, prices vary wildly so always try low-balling the price and be prepared to haggle get a good deal. The traders were very friendly and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 13 February 2019

good place to find souvenirs from cape town city and african local products, will come again to view the uniqueness of south africa

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Fahmie K
Reviewed 29 January 2019

Really enjoyed the market. Good variety of art and collectibles at a good price. You'll have to barter but don't be afraid to, it's expected! People were friendly but everyone wanted you to buy something - so something to be aware of. There were some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fiforfood
Reviewed 25 January 2019

But negotiate to get a good deal or you could pay too much. There is also a street off the square that offers higher end stuff.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ahendren
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We love wondering around Greenmarket Square looking for curious and clothes to take home. Its a lovely little place in the middle of town and there are lots of coffee shops and restaurants nearby. Crafters gather here to show their wares, it sometimes feels like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank TravelYoung
Reviewed 19 January 2019

I am selling sandals in whole sale at favourable price. If interested we will discuss price. I see you have assorted african wears.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kephoebe
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Greenmarket Square in downtown Cape Town is a great place to find authentic African crafts. The vendors sell their wares out of small covered booths (most are about 10’ x 10’). The market is open every day, but the number of vendors varies by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tomar98
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Greenmarket square is the place to go for curios, trinkets, artwork, and even African clothing. I passed this market square quite a few times during my stay and it was enjoyable enough to go here to browse as most of the vendors were selling similar...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Elise J
1 March 2018|
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Response from Bucky1836 | Reviewed this property |
Officially, 9am-5pm, but they'll sell earlier if you're there with money and they'll start closing up at 4 if it's a slow day.
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Elise J
1 March 2018|
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Response from W5432LLjessicah | Reviewed this property |
9 to 5 according to their website. Be cautious and watchful in this area. We witnessed a necklace snatching and credit card theft just feet from the market perimeter. Once inside the perimeter security is tight.
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StaySaneInCrazyTimes
11 September 2017|
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Response from 876juanq | Reviewed this property |
No, they won't ship unless you buy inside a store, which might be more expensive, but sometimes they can surprise you with great bargains. There are plenty around the market. And if you fin something outside, It is always... More
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