Marche de Fer, Port-au-Prince

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Flea Market · Architectural Building
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. Make Marche de Fer a part of your Port-au-Prince vacation plans using our Port-au-Prince trip planner.
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  • "Very Good" is a relative term. Most of the vendors are selling the same things and haven't seen a tourist for days. So it can be overwhelming. Still worth doing, and the architecture is great.  more »
  • The Marche de Fer (Iron Market), has suffered yet another problem. The once beautiful market is now half destroyed by fire not at all safe for the inquisitive tourist  more »
  • Subject to an arson attack a few months back, crowed smelly, dirty and full of pickpockets. If you leave your car you WILL be surrounded by beggars and chancers, this is on one of the worse areas of....  more »

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