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Maputo Central Market

Av. 25 de Setembro, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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“cashew nuts” (8 reviews)
“fresh produce” (9 reviews)
“fruit” (16 reviews)
Av. 25 de Setembro, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Not really worth going to see unless there is nothing else to do. Fruit & veg stalls are not well stocked with only basic items, nothing compared to Barcelona or London markets. Hair stands at the back, offer good rates just be carefull not to...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must if you haev enough time while visiting Maputo, it is very colorful and also diversified because you can find from food, clothes, art craft to bars and restaurants. It is also quite a safe place to walk around and clean...More

Thank buanasoto
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting things and if you want so fresh produce this is the place to go! There is nice crafts. I think it is a good place to go of you want to get a feel of the people.

Thank Marrels88
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting experience. Different fruits and vegetables. Though the produce was more expensive than locals suggested it should be. I was told a coconut costs M$20 but in the market the charged M$30 and didn't negotiate. None of the vendors tried to harras us into buying...More

Thank JacobFS
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Not your typical clean market. they sell food, fish, crafts and hair .the fish gives the place a weird smell. There are nice hand crafted things to buy as souvenirs and gifts for people (bags,key handles, arts and crafts). Also cheap virgin hair,not sure how...More

Thank Precious L
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed our time at the markets and looked around the stalls. There was some hassling by touts wanting to guide us around but we ignored and they went away. The cashews are expensive and they will not bargain prices down (surely locals don't pay...More

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 3 September 2017

good spot to get some nice little artisanal fabric. the people are obvisouly trying to sell you some stuff but got, like in other place in maputo, they let foreigner alone. not harrassing you a bit like when you walk in the city. people leave...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I loved the market. The building has a beautiful old design. It's one of the cleanest markets I have been to. You can find various fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, cashew and other nuts here. Aside from that there are many stalls selling hair products, including...More

Thank Keli W
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Beautiful old building, including entrance. If you want to try some fresh exotic fruits, vegetables and nuts, this is the place. But no crafts besides baskets, however. Also fish and seafood is sold there. Disappointing is that merchants don't let you taking pictures of their...More

Thank Monikey2013
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Worth a visit if you never have been to other similar markets which you can find in most African and Asian cities. People are friendly and not intimidating at all.

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Yammy C
27 June 2017|
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Response from Pedro T | Reviewed this property |
Inside the marquet you can find brazillian hair
Yanga Q
27 May 2017|
Response from angie1966d | Reviewed this property |
Hi not that I know. You can find that item at besthairbuyon the Internet.