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Greenmarket Square

Burg St | corner Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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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.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“stalls selling” (30 reviews)
“stall holders” (21 reviews)
“african curios” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Burg St | corner Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

All market stalls jam packed with various handmade artefacts. Stall holders very happy and attentive.

Thank finchsnest
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Green Market square has most if not all of the tourist items found in stores in Cape Town. The prices for the most part are cheaper and the sellers willing to negotiate.

Thank jdsandoval
Reviewed 5 days ago

everyone has local stall markets and this is no exception. great to walk around and very safe all the stall owners very nice to chat to - bit of selling pressure but that's to be expected and no problem. can pick up good bargains if...More

Thank paul r
Reviewed 1 week ago

This great market is FULL of all things African....arts, crafts, food, singers etc etc! It has a WONDERFUL atmosphere....if you feel unsafe I would suggest that is something from within YOU....and NOT the people who surround you! I bought two GORGEOUS paintings from a VERY...More

Thank HERMOSAMARIPOSA1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monument as remembrance of apartheid era and the way South Africa came out of it all. The photo attached is in front of the piazza

Thank A Rajan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Photogenic, surrounded mainly by tall buildings. Lots of stalls selling curios and crafts. Always busy during the day. You need to be aware of people hanging around who are generally up to no good, but actually we found this to be the case in the...More

Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived by taxi to join a walking tour and were immediately approached by a man begging for food. He was very persistent, and said he'd show us where we could buy him some food. We felt inclined to help him as he couldn't spend...More

2  Thank john k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Street vendors and performers, good place to buy some local art. You can feel the buzz. restaurants, bars and eateries all over the place

Thank Marcio C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read before we travelled that this was a place to visit although we made no special plans to do so. However when we got off Red Bus tour to walk to Bo-Kaap and found ourselves in the square it ticked off a good to see....More

Thank Jonofromcas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many stalls surounded by cafes. In the pedistrinised area of the city. Buskers supply an entrertainment as you eat or dink at one of the out door cafes.

Thank Stephen M
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StaySaneInCrazyTimes
11 September 2017|
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Response from Juan Q | 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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discogirl_97
6 March 2017|
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Response from onthewing | Reviewed this property |
The market isn't enclosed, it's just out there on a closed-off street. In the middle of downtown, so yes, wheelchair accessible for sure. As for parking, it seemed to be just street parking.We were on foot so didn't pay much... More
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Judy V
23 January 2017|
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Response from sjt817 | Reviewed this property |
exchange your dollars for rand at ATM or exchange shops. You can usually purchase items of half of the asking price. Keep your hang bag, wallet close to you as pick pockets will have an eye on you.
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