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Address: Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Do not come to this flea market unless you are looking for something in particular! Whatever cultural items you may be interested in (even paintings!) are here and with some... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 November 2016
IAN J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Do not come to this flea market unless you are looking for something in particular! Whatever cultural items you may be interested in (even paintings!) are here and with some haggling you will get a good price. OTHER THAN THAT the salespeople here are very agressive and that makes the place a little sketchier than it needs to be. If... More 

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Henlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Compared to the Malls built for the Cruise Ships, this market is closer to the local culture. Be prepared to select what you want, not what they want to sell you and remember everything has a sale price which you are prepared to pay, walk away and the price drops!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have traveled many places in the world and most cultures like your makeup at Market places where you can make great deals on local products this Marketplace in Ocho Rios was no different the thing people have to remember is cultures are different in different countries beer sales or very high pressure if you buy something at one place... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Perfect little market to get all your local Jamaican souvenirs! Be prepared to be hustled to buy everything, but know a simple no thank you goes a long way. Be friendly and do NOT be afraid to bargain with them, they WILL give you deals if you ask and hustle back. Got awesome souvenirs for great prices here!

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This market is so much a part of life in Ocho Rios. By that I mean it is a reflection of the culture and art of this community and yet it is also a reflection of the poverty of the locals and the dependence on tourists who venture inside for a look. Browsing is virtually impossible here. Wherever you go... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The market was practically empty of shoppers and my friend and I were practically pulled to every booth by eager salespeople. We bought some nice souvenirs for good prices and had fun, but it can be a bit overwhelming especially on a hot day. The salespeople were pushy but friendly and just an honest no thanks after a quick look... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our experience in this market was not great. We happened to be there when there were hardly any other customers, so it was a bit overwhelming to be approached by so many vendors who were all trying to sell us basically the same things. We did manage to buy some souvenirs but overall it wasn't a particularly pleasant experience and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We went here because we heard a lot about it. This lady took us around to all of the shops her family owns. She proceeded to give us braids that said were free but in the end she said we owed $12. We left without giving her any money. As we walked back to the resort the tourist police officer... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

You seriously need to haggle at the market. I didn't pay the price they told me at any point. You need to aim to knock them down to a third off or even half of what they said. I got lots of bargains.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

They are extremely aggressive in the market. However, I was treated with respect and experienced no problems.

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