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“Look out tourist trap!”
Review of Castries Market

Castries Market
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Owner description: A lively and colorful market bursting with tropical fruit and vegetables.
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Yep we fell for it, my wife and the rest of the wedding party wanted to go shopping for local gifts, and what-nots! Very unimpressed, same stuff over and over again oh and then some again! We did enjoy some of the local cuisine, which was a fun experience. The town was very beautiful, but the market was a let down imagine your worst flea market times two. Did get to experience some of the local culture, the beggar cussed us! while we were eating. By the way those are not real Cohibas they are selling! Didn't make that mistake....

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Reviewed 10 April 2015

It was a mixture of local fruit, vegetable, fast food stalls and tourist tack. We spent about 20 minutes there.

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a great place to go to see the local markets and to walk the streets of Castries and see the cruise ships docking. Many local spices and handmade jewelry were available. People were friendly, I recommend a map if you want to adventurous.

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Reviewed 6 April 2015

We have been to St. Lucia before but I don't remember having a good look at the market. It is right on the waterfront by the cruise ship terminal and is in several building. There is a great variety of things to see and buy if you wish. The locals are friendly and the prices are quite good . Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

able to get some supplies close by rather than taking a taxi to larger grocery store proximity to our unit made this a favorable place to shop

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