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Old Apia Market

Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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everyone sells the same thing

If you like shopping at a market where everyone sells the same thing you will love the old apia... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brendon R
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Melbourne, Australia
Amazing fruit, vegetables and clothing

FaaVae Sheppherd, our excellent taxi driver, drove us to the Old Apia market. We spent about 20... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Suez53
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Melbourne, Australia
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If you’re willing to fight the crowds at this flea market in a shed, you may find some interesting Samoan handicrafts or mats, and you can even watch works-in-progress.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average36%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“stall holders” (16 reviews)
“wood carvings” (7 reviews)
“buy souvenirs” (3 reviews)
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Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you like shopping at a market where everyone sells the same thing you will love the old apia flea market. If you like fleas you will be disappointed as there arent many. Im not a businessman but if i had a stall in a...More

Thank Brendon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FaaVae Sheppherd, our excellent taxi driver, drove us to the Old Apia market. We spent about 20 - 30 minutes at the market walking around all of the stalls. It was interesting to see all of the different types of fruit and vegetables (many locals...More

Thank Suez53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a traveller, there are not too many destinations for those little mementos to take home, but a trip through the winding passages of the old market was somewhere where you could usually find something interesting. Such a pity that it burned down, as the...More

Thank KevTheScooterGuy
Reviewed 7 September 2017

In a shed, all the stalls sell exactly the same wares, jewellery and clothes. How do they ever all survive??? It is cramped, hot and I would suggest if you want to buy kitch go early or late in the day to avoid the heat.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A Market is a market no matter where you go. Full of the usual vibe and goodies. Still a good place to purchase those souvenirs. One thing is the fabrics used are of good quality. Prices are fair.

1  Thank debcornell101
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Local product not selling any other store, you only able to buy here. Local supermarket only sell imported product. If you are going to try local food or buy some souvenir, here is the place :)

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

All of the locals bring their produce and prepared food here to sell. If you want good, real Samoan food, this is the place to go. Fresh coconuts, papaya, taro chips, bananas, and everything else. We ate at the market for most of our meals...More

2  Thank George M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Buy here because there is nothing else anywhere. Markets on Savai'i have nothing so grab your stuff here

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

All the stallholders were lovely and super helpful to find sizes etc. We got some great items to bring home.

Thank Jodi_Shaun
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting but cool experience! Most of the stalls have similar items, a great place to buy souvenirs and gifts as well as beautiful dresses. The one I got is one size fits all so no need to try it on before buying. Friendly people...More

1  Thank Sammy M
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Elke R
29 March 2017|
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Response from Poinciana54 | Reviewed this property |
I understand so but maybe not Sunday? Most places are closed Sunday.
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tdehanas
16 March 2016|
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Response from serenesea | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the market has been rebuilt completely and is much cleaner and airier. Hope you enjoy it!
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