Central Market, Port Louis

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Indulge your eyes and stomach at Central Market, a bazaar-style indoor market. Explore the narrow, bustling streets and bargain with the sellers for a range of goods, including souvenirs, trinkets, and clothing. Browse the stalls selling local spices, fruits, and vegetables, attractively displayed in colorful arrangements. A good place to find local street food, the market boasts excellent dal puri, freshly cooked and full of flavor. Even if you aren't in the mood for shopping, the trip is worthwhile to see locals at work and get a sense of daily life in the town. See Central Market and all Port Louis has to offer by arranging your trip with our Port Louis trip planner .
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  • Fruits, vegetables and spices of all kinds. Discreet and non-petulant viewers and despite tourists the prices charged are the same as the locals.
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  • Market rich in colors, tropical and cosmopolitan fruits and vegetables. Do not hesitate to ask for explanations, the merchants respond willingly as for the taking of photos, welcome by asking. On the ground floor, domestic market. Upstairs, tourist products, do not hesitate to haggle nicely and compare between the shops. In the second, cheap men's and women's clothes.
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  • I’m starting to love this place more and more. Many claim it has a soul, some that it is the heart of the capital. If you start looking at it from a different perspective you soon realise the value of such an amazing and vibrant core area of one of the best cities in the world.
  • A place of sights and sounds that would impact all your senses. The colours of all the vegetables and fruits you find here an incredible. The fact that everything is so fresh also makes it a great place to shop for all your fruits and vegetable needs. It’s actually really beautiful place to click some pictures of a market setting. A good place to pick up magnets and other souvenirs from and can bargain quite a bit. Come in with a motive to bargain down and you can land some pretty great prices in comparison the larger stores on the waterfront don’t usually allow to much bargaining. The time inside here won’t take you more than an hour as the stalls are quiet repetitive in terms of both souvenirs as well as the fruits and veggies.
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