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Old Apia Market

Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Little bit of fun.

The markets are on the main road in Apia. we parked behind them in a big car park which is where... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Genset5
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NSW
Mot stalls selling the same trinkets

We (as two woman) found the men were disrespectful and looked you up and down and made kissing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MareeC76
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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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%
  • Average35%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The markets are on the main road in Apia. we parked behind them in a big car park which is where the local buses depart from. They are a typical market which you would find anywhere selling souvenirs and clothing etc. They all pretty sell...More

Thank Genset5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (as two woman) found the men were disrespectful and looked you up and down and made kissing sounds, we did feel uncomfortable. We REALLY wanted to embrace the people of Samoa and this was our first day and first experience. Would definitely NOT go...More

1  Thank MareeC76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Supporting the local people of Samoa this is where it's at with home made giftware, and more brought gifts and lavalavas here to bring home along with Kava bowls

Thank Kyla K
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

2  Thank Brendon R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

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 26 September 2017

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

1  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.

1  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 23 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

3  Thank George 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
17 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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