Honiara Central Market, Honiara

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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. Plan your visit to Honiara Central Market and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Honiara sightseeing planner.
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  • From freshly caught fish, mud crabs, fruits & vegetables, shell money neckless like no where else in the Solomon Pacific, this is a must place to explore next time you visit the Solomon Islands  more »
  • Mostly fresh foods - veggies, fruit and fish all in their own areas. Also some clothing.Prices are clearly marked but there is a bit of room for negotiation. On Saturday there are fresh flowers and al...  more »
  • This bustling covered market has some good fish, fruit and vegetable vendors and provides a photo opportunity in the centre of town.  more »
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  • Open every day except Sunday. Produce is always changing depending on what is available. Fruits and vegetables are sold in priced bunches or heaps. Fresh fish at waterfront, jewellery and other items at rear, clothing on the side. Fascinating view into local life.
  • Great experience here. Full of fresh produce and you can buy fresh fish, especially in the morning on Saturdays.
  • Great variety of fruits, vegetables and root crops as well as local jewellery. It is best to go early in the morning to get the best selection.
  • This is the place to purchase goods they call it a market facility here you can find different types of food like; potatoes,yam,pineapple, cucumber etc.
  • Interesting local market.
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