Castries Market, Castries

2.7
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Castries Market and other Castries attractions using our handy Castries trip maker .
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  • The trinkets, T-shirts and souvenirs are priced competitively compared to the shops in Rodney Bay. You will see the same product over and over, so you do have some bargaining power. Just watch that th...  more »
  • Lots of schlock - don't hesitate to barter. Don't plan to stay more than 2 hours. You'll see the same things over and over in each vendor's area. Bring cash.  more »
  • This is an open-air market where many locals purchase fruits and vegetables. There are a number of souvenir shops selling all the same things; usually useless tourist stuff. My husband and I are Ameri...  more »
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  • Nice market with excellent farmer market. Lots of local crafts and some duty free shopping. Nice restaurants and bars. Can be quite crowded and lots of traffic. Walkable from cruise ship.
  • Wonderful experience. If you enjoy social interaction with friends and strangers alike in you'll love the meet and greet of this market place. You will find everything for seasonings, fruits and ground provisions all fresh picked. You will also find a variety of fish and other meats.
  • Best place for all the local craft and novelty items. Sample some locally made sweets and drinks. Meet warm and friendly people and always ask for a deal. You will get it.
  • Honestly the place NEEDS some love. The market as a wife variety of items but they're poorly packaged and poorly displayed. Also some of the vendors need a lesson or four in customer service!
  • It's a bustling little communes for local but security must be key for you to fully enjoy it.
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