Bamako City Centre Market, Bamako

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Steep your senses in the flavors and colors of Bamako City Centre Market, a traditional market in the heart of the capital. This noisy, vibrant mish-mash of stands, huts, and semi-covered shops offers anything you can imagine, from food to electronics to livestock. Donkey carts and women with crammed baskets on their heads pass by jam-packed stalls, while vendors hawk goats, turkeys, and sheep heads. Look for traditional Malian handicrafts as you explore this labyrinth. The intensity here may overwhelm the faint-hearted: go with the flow, and bring a bottle of water. Use our Bamako trip itinerary planner to add Bamako City Centre Market and other attractions to your Bamako vacation plans.
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  • I was guided around Bamako and Segou by an excellent local who can fix tours all over the country ,his prices were great and i highly recommend him .His name is Dolo, speaks perfect English and French...  more »
  • Best to go early in the morning with patience and sun cream. It is worth to experience. Attention to personal effects.
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  • The inevitable market of Bamako is a gold mine! You can find any Alilentaire, clothing, fabrics, cosmetics, jewelry, fruits & vegetables, plants... There are so many beautiful things that we no longer know which way to head must enjoy being on-site for a ride in the crafts market
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