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Analakely Market

Antananarivo, Madagascar
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A lot to offer, but not without hassle

You can find anything from food to clothes and souvenirs, but it's one of the markets with most... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rafa D
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Seville, Spain
Busy but well organized place

A lot of daily life things had been seen and very enjoyable. A big market with a lot of shops and... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Ian I
,
Seoul, South Korea
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“big market” (2 reviews)
“vendors” (3 reviews)
“clothing” (2 reviews)
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You can find anything from food to clothes and souvenirs, but it's one of the markets with most hassle in the world. Beware of groups of 'mothers' who ask you to buy them milk and then sell it back to the shop.

Thank Rafa D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A lot of daily life things had been seen and very enjoyable. A big market with a lot of shops and street vendors. They are organized, busy but not noisy. They are well clustered in different sectors, namely dry food, vegetable, fish, meat, clothing, hot...More

Thank Ian I
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A vibrant real local market on one long street selling pretty much everything you would expect to find in an outdoor street market. Dont bring any valuables or wallets as there could be pickpockets. Just bring some cash. It seems to be quite safe.

1  Thank roryjdoyle
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here whilst spending a few days in Tana. The market is vast and vendors spill their goods onto the street from every angle (take care where you step). It is full of Madagascan food, you can purchase every kind of dried bean and pulse...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Looking from the hill above the market looks huge and crowded, and it is, but this just adds to the excitement of the place. Walking alone through the throng I felt very safe and enjoyed the atmosphere of the place. It is more of a...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This giant market spills out from the confines of the buildings and stalls; and into all the surrounding streets. It may look a bit overwhelming, and the guides will tell you to mind your belongings. Which, it turns out, is completely true, as I had...More

1  Thank Portlander
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Analakely is a very big market. They sell clothes, accessories, food etc etc. There is bus transportation available to bring you towards the market. If its your first time visiting, you need to play it smart. Advisable is to bring a local person with you....More

5  Thank Koi A
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is such a charming place...you can find pretty much anything you are looking for foodwise. This is like the must of folklore...but like the open air market, be very careful with money, cameras, bags and purses etc...

Thank Atout V
Reviewed 11 January 2016

What a delightful collection of vendors . . . from curtains of hanging shoes, to neat mounds of fruits and vegetables . . . this mostly outdoor market is alive with locals going about their daily lives. A great peak into the Malagasy culture for...More

Thank worldsmymuse
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I enjoy these types of markets because it isn't tailored to tourists, but everyday people. There are some souvenir vendors, but the majority is groceries and other basic products. The vibe of walking through the spaces is the fun part, and people seem more than...More

1  Thank V4ndy
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Melipony
When is the Analakey market open?
11 August 2016|
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Response from Atout V | Reviewed this property |
I believe every day ;o)
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