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Makola Market, Accra

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Prepare for an assault on all your senses when you visit Makola Market, a bustling, sprawling shopping destination selling everything from used car parts to freshly caught snails. Shops, shacks, stalls, improvised stands, and a flea market create a noisy atmosphere that may leave you exhausted at the end of your excursion. Feel free to haggle for the best price, especially if you're planning to purchase some of the more expensive items sold here. Plan to visit Makola Market during your Accra vacation using our convenient Accra trip planner .
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  • This is an open market and you will have to haggle with the traders to get the prices you want to pay. They know when you are a visitor and may want to take advantage of this to make you pay more for ...  more »
  • The Makola Market was intense and as described. I met the most kind Ghanian gentleman there that tried to help me find public transportation. Its definitely a fun way to spend some time if you're in t...  more »
  • It is really hard to capture Makola Market's spirit in writing - you just have to go there. This huge market is combined of main streets and back allies, where you can find anything anyone ever though...  more »
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