Honiara Central Market, Honiara
(3.1/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
A bustling labyrinth of interesting flavors and sights, Honiara Central Market offers tourists a rare and authentic glimpse into Melanesian culture. Here you can browse through a wide range of local produce including exotic fruit, rows of gigantic, freshly caught tuna fish, and intricate arrays of the Solomon Islands' famed shell jewelry. Mostly sourced from the surrounding villages, these goods sell at very reasonable prices, and it is not customary to haggle. Bring plenty of small notes, keep one eye out for pickpockets, and bear in mind that no toilet facilities exist on site. Add Honiara Central Market and other attractions to your Honiara trip itinerary using our Honiara trip itinerary maker.
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  • Honiara Central Market is a great place to observe a snapshot of Solomon Islands commerce in one hit. Most of SI farming is subsistence, and the surplus ends up here at the Honiara Central Market. It'...  more »
  • I love local markets. You get to see odd produce, interesting souvenirs, wonderful fish, and local people dressed in their usual clothes. Many markets now have people resistant to photographs. Not her...  more »
  • There is not much sightseeing to do in Honiara. The Central Market is a nice place to go to enjoy some local flavors. Loads of fresh vegetables and fruits on sale. Beautiful and inviting fish. Of cour...  more »
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  • This is the first time that ship has turned up to Honiara the people were interesting the place was messy with rubbish everywhere. Shopping was good the markets very colourful
  • Has got everything here is rather cluttered and hectic and so busy.
  • Here can be a little messy in the afternoon when people finishes work and get their grocery here before heading home. Quite a plenty to see and observe here. Interesting place.
  • We useed to go here back in 1968-9 to buy veges and Limes etc....it looks alot bigger now!!...Rgds...Laurie