Market Square, Kingstown

(1.6/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Get away from the tourist traps and visit Market Square, an authentic Caribbean market brimming with local produce and vibrant culture. Spend a few hours perusing the stalls manned by friendly locals, selling all manner of goods, from West Indian spices and fruits, to jewelry and souvenirs. Consider arriving early to avoid crowds (Fridays and Saturdays are busiest), and make sure you bring along your camera to capture the colorful scenes. It’s also worth bringing your own shopping bags. Using our custom trip planner, Kingstown attractions like Market Square can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Saturday is local market day mainly for the locals. Kingston not geared up for tourists.  more »
  • The central market building in Kingstown meant to house the vendors has been much of a waste of money. The majority are on the first floor (there are 3 floors) or on the outside of the building, choki...  more »
  • Not much to see here I'm afraid. Busy, cramped and you can see the poverty. It does give you a feel for local culture, but there's not much of it. Get out and see the island / islands if you can.  more »