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Address: Roseau, Dominica
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A historic cobbled square often crowded with vegetable vendors.

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Hustle and Bustle

Always busy from 7Am till dusk. You will find farmers hocking their fruits and fishermen selling their catch of the day. KFC (one of 2 international chains in Roseau) is right... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zeph721
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy from 7Am till dusk. You will find farmers hocking their fruits and fishermen selling their catch of the day. KFC (one of 2 international chains in Roseau) is right around the corner of the market if you are looking for premade takeout.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Genuine local atmosphere. Unless you're going to cook you probably won't buy much, (except perhaps a few souvenirs) but it's definitely worth the visit.

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

the spot to get your fresh vegetables and fruits. Fresh flowers such as lilies and local plants can be picked up there especially on Saturdays.

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wilmington, NC
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120 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Roseau's waterfront and the area surrounding Old Market Square are colorful and authentic--probably the least spoiled capital city left in the Caribbean Islands. (There is no vulgar gated cruise port at the harbor with obscene chain stores like Diamonds Intl, Columbian Gems, etc.) We found the compact and low-rise cityscape to be wildly varied with architecture ranging from old wood... More 

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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195 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is the place to buy souvenirs such as refrigerator magnets, painted tiles, hats and T-shirts. It's the typical cruise-ship port offering.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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404 reviews
316 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is an interesting area and the stalls only really come out if there are cruise ships in. Great old cobbled square and pavments which are really uneven, so watch your footing. Felt most of the stalls were selling similar tourist items but did not see anyone buying anyjthing. Look for the Slave Market buiding which was amazing and full... More 

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slaton
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Always getting out and about where the local population works, shops and socialize is the best way to learn about a different country and their culture. We visited with ladies while they braided our hair and enjoyed learning about coconuts and coconut water as we sipped fresh coconut water right after it was prepared for us on the street! You... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

You can see a bit of the local life and culture here. Fairly scabby surroundings, but a lot of history if you look close enough in certain areas. The people are friendly and worth a visit if you've time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I went to the market several times. It was interesting to see all the different types of food. The people were all very friendly. Nobody bothered me to buy anything. I bought a coconut for 1dollar. The fresh coconut juice was amazing.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were disappointed in the experience. It is dirty, crowded and many with stray dogs everywhere it was heart breaking. I would avoid downtown and catch a taxi to one of the beautiful falls, springs or inside island activities.

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