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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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  • Fun experience, the group learned to bargain and no one came home empty-handed! The market doesn't have much air circulation so be prepared for the heat. 
  • A must visit to Port-au-Prince or found with multiple memories (paintings, sculptures, spices and rum...). At the entrance a guide takes charges to visit the different shelves allows you to be quiet during the discovery of place full of life.
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  • Destroyed by the recent earthquake, it was restored to its former glory (Digicell provided the funds). It looks great and brand new between al the devastation around it. Once inside some vendors try t...  more »