Marche Central (Central Market), Bangui

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A colorful, lively place, Marche Central (Central Market) lets you get a glimpse of the local culture through items offered for sale. Mingle with the crowds to browse through what the numerous vendors offer. Here you can find anything from fresh fruits and vegetables to remarkable pieces of handmade art and crafts, to items like jewelry, furniture, and handcarved wooden items. By using our Bangui trip planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Marche Central (Central Market) and other attractions in Bangui.
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  • Market is ok but too much expensive. You need to be extra careful because of pickpocket and snatching of your items like mobile, laptop.  more »
  • Be carful if u enter the central market . Full of pickpockets . The young guys will just surround you and take what you have . Police security is there but still 1 needs to be very careful .  more »
  • Hard bargain the sellers, because you will get from them, lots of cool artwork and wood carvings and masks, some masks I found there were fakes, friendly for the area, they are just trying hard to sel...  more »
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  • A good place with plenty to see and buy,but remember ...."in every market there must be a mad man" so always be watchful,take care of your self and stuff.
  • Can find everything
  • Cool
  • Our walk... Attention to the pickpoket... lol
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  • Bangui's central market. Next you have a station and a supermarket. #Bangui
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