Honiara Central Market, Honiara

(2.8/5 based on 60 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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  • Great opportunity to see all fruits, vegetables, fish and some artifact...you can eat as well. Was very safe and friendly people. Feel free as well to take great photos.  more »
  • When I arrived there were many people on the street doing nothing, came to fear, broken streets... The crowded market, bought a few things and spent normal
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  • Its a working market, not really a tourist attraction. Was interesting to see the produce and chat to some locals.  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