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Honiara Central Market

Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Fruits are healthy

The Central Market have the best healthy fruits for affordable prices. The area where the fish and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen S
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
I think you have to go...just do not expect too much

Its always interesting to have a look around the markets but this market is fairly basic in terms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DiverDanSydney
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good51%
  • Average31%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fruit” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Central Market have the best healthy fruits for affordable prices. The area where the fish and seafood are sold are dirty and needed to be cleaned. Proper tables should be made for the seafood such as mud-crabs, shells and squid to be properly placed...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its always interesting to have a look around the markets but this market is fairly basic in terms of not only what is there (very largely vegetables and fish) and treat the smells and sounds that go with it as part of the experience. You...More

Thank DiverDanSydney
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This place is definitely worth a visit. It's crowded with locals selling & buying their food supplies. It's a grotty, dirty place, especially the open drain down in the fish market area, but disregard all that if you are wanting to pick up some good...More

Thank DianneKamerling
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

If you've time a wander around the market is always recommended. The fresh veges, fruit, root crops and seafood are interspersed with a variety of coconut oils, soaps, sarongs, hand woven baskets, shell money, shell necklaces and an assortment of handicrafts. Saturdays are particularly busy...More

1  Thank WanderingTraveller79
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great opportunity to see all fruits, vegetables, fish and some artifact...you can eat as well. Was very safe and friendly people. Feel free as well to take great photos.

1  Thank ecomanvila
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Its a working market, not really a tourist attraction. Was interesting to see the produce and chat to some locals.

Thank melsmac1
Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you like to shop for fresh produce, go there. You will see the part of local living but there is not much for tourists to buy and unfortunately as many places in Honiara, there was full of rubbish. I was mindful of pickpockets but...More

Thank Japankeehnes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A must do if your in the Honiara CBD. Excellent range of local fresh produce and fish. Need to be careful with pick pockets as you would in any marketplace.

Thank Roy4670
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is the market the locals go to. But unlike other Pacific Islands the solomons is full of thugs and crooks. The market is also filthy, absolutely filthy, nowhere that you would go as a tourist destination.

1  Thank sulua92
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Honiara Central Market is a great place to observe a snapshot of Solomon Islands commerce in one hit. Most of SI farming is subsistence, and the surplus ends up here at the Honiara Central Market. It's not a place to stop and watch, you need...More

2  Thank AshleyWSydney
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