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Marche Forain de Saint-Paul

ile de la Reunion, Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
+262 262 22 08 74
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Colorful market to eat local products

Market at the edge of the black sand beach. Best place to try and taste spicy Samoussa and local... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Alexandre C
,
Paris, France
Worth a stroll

Even if some cheap stands made their way into this market, you'll still mostly find nice local... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
JMGeneva
,
Geneva, Switzerland
via mobile
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  • Average9%
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“market” (8 reviews)
“vanilla” (3 reviews)
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LOCATION
ile de la Reunion, Saint-Paul, Reunion Island
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+262 262 22 08 74
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"market"
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Market at the edge of the black sand beach. Best place to try and taste spicy Samoussa and local fruits !! You can find any kind of local products like spices, vanilla, wood local handicraft or colorful clothes. Go there early, before 9:00am with your...More

Thank Alexandre C
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Even if some cheap stands made their way into this market, you'll still mostly find nice local products there, including beautiful fruits and vegetables, multiple types of hot sauces and the omnipresent vanilla. Colorful and pleasant.

Thank JMGeneva
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very interesting market to visit, a lot of fruits a vegetable and souvenirs market with reasonable price. If you are around this city can have a look.

Thank ibrahim-0101
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A great day spend with the locals and seeing, smelling, tasting Reunion island. This is a must do activity on the island. Ensure to be their on a Friday or Saturday. Bring bags to carry back all your gifts and tresures

Thank Dieter B
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Authentic urban market where look at some local fruit, food and other kind of stuff. Only saturdays and sunday! Must go!

Thank JoseMiguelGrx
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

You cannot enjoy Reunion Island without chilling out in markets. So much scents, colors, fruits, gifs. This one is the biggest and the best one, just close to the sea

Thank Louis-Guillaume M
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Reviewed 4 February 2015

It is big, colorfull and held every Friday. You can buy there everything from textille to breakfast to spices, fruit and vegetables, souvenirs, icecream,... Absolut must when you are around. Could only recommend. Parking is better early morning, then during the day along the coast...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2014

The St Paul markets are a throwback to when St Paul was the main port of Reunion. You can find local fruit, vegetables, spices, tourist sourvenirs and items from Madagascar. Sampling some of the variety of samosas and maybe a crepe or two is essential....More

2  Thank Dave L
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Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

The market is on the street next to the beach. It has plenty of souvenirs for the tourists, but also beachwear and most importantly a lot of stalles with local herbs, fruits and vegetables. Most notably very reasonably priced vanilla. It all smells lovely! There...More

Thank Arjen_Arjen
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