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Marche de Fer, Port-au-Prince
(2.7/5 based on 80 reviews on the web)
Head to Marche de Fer for an authentic Haiti flee market experience. The market continues to sell similar food and clothing as it did 150 years ago, keeping its authentic feel. It teems with vendors who will try to grab your attention and make a sale with you. Find fruits, vegetables, t-shirts, and shoes among other everyday goods. Bring a strong bargaining game as bartering is required to get a good deal. A local guide may be useful to steer you towards the best vendors. Before you head to Port-au-Prince, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Port-au-Prince vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Port-au-Prince has to offer, including Marche de Fer.
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  • A taxi driver took me there. It is an interesting place but you are likely to be harassed by vendors who follow you around. It seems buying anything would be a "mistake" since this will only increase ...  more »
  • Nice building of iron, very well renovated that draws attention to being surrounded by ruins everywhere. It has a few fans that don't work on the roof, I think that powered by solar panels. The jobs that exist in the interior are Voodoo and craft on one side and on the other side of food.
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  • We drove towards the market, past countless vendors and stalls offering fruits, vegetables, rice, hair braiding; wheelbarrows full of back-to-school supplies; mountains of bras, tee shirts, pants, jac...  more »