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Castries Market, Castries

(2.7/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Within the capital, walk through the hidden open-air market gem that is Castries Market. Find over 300 vendors selling fresh produce, herbs and spices, handicrafts, souvenirs, and dry goods. Under the bright orange roof, you'll find tourists and locals perusing the many stalls or wandering over to the adjacent Vendor's Arcade for sampling the cuisine of local restaurants. Be aware that beggars frequent the market; be aware of your surroundings. By using our Castries itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Castries Market and other attractions in Castries.
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  • Awesome market. Local atmosphere with great food and people. Great to get away from the hotel and see local cuisine and culture. Would recommend 
  • Ge your local fruits and juices in a way that benefits to local business people. This is a quaint way interact with the people of St. Lucia and to sample their local culture. Their are many souvenirs ...  more »
  • On our way to the market there was a news report on the radio that a tourist got robbed of his gold chain. Which put us on watch. Market seemed run-down with a lot of garbage just outside where the bu...  more »
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  • Stay safe as you would do everywhere. Don't expose expensive jewelry or cameras. Scammers pretend to be collecting money for the school, for a the softball team. Say no to everybody approaching you so you will just deal with the honest locals
  • CASTRIES MARKET, warning - thieves are working this market daily; they pray on tourists. Do not go to this market as your chances of being robbed is very high; they will approach you and grab your necklace, camera, purse, bags or backpacks; they will come from behind, knock you to the ground and beat you up trying to rob you... OR they will use a knife. They are younger Lucian men, some with short, braided, Rasta hair and some with longer braided hair... No one will come to your assistance including the police; everyone looks the other way helping the thieves escape... DO NOT GO TO THE MARKET IN CASTRIES or walk the main or side streets, it is very UNSAFE...
  • Hey hey hey fresh 199% good organic food strait from the earth. Even Marin foods no problem 😘 arts crafts souvenir 👌
  • Many of the same products. But the food court is well worth while to try the local Caribbean food.
  • Get there early for amazing fresh fish.