Ouagadougou Markets, Ouagadougou

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Diverse and lively, Ouagadougou Markets makes searching for souvenirs interesting. The area of the market includes several buildings, streets, and open air stands. Take a walk through this vibrant concentration of local life and bargain for the goods you find there. Don't be surprised if shopkeepers tug you into their store. Knowing some basic French will help you interact with the vendors. While here, try some local food as well. Ouagadougou Markets is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Ouagadougou Edition.
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  • Citizens of Ouagadougou city markets, souvenir shops than in the civil market tourists so much fun shopping location is not understood well.
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  • If you are in Burkina Faso and wish to purchase local craft go to LE MARCHÉ ARTISANAL. It is NOT a food market. Rather it is a closed outdoor market we’re artisans sell their products with a sponsorsh...  more »
  • Interesting to do a tour to better understand local life in Ouaga and Burkina consumption patterns. In my opinion, this isn't a tourist attraction, it's a normal market where the disorganization and bric to brac are its authenticity and charm. Tip: go on a tour with a local guide and do beware of pickpockets!
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