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Makola Market

Kojo Thompson Rd, Accra, Ghana
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USD 46.00*
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Accra Markets Walking Tour
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Half-Day Accra City Tour
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The city's main market.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“smoked fish” (3 reviews)
“real africa” (3 reviews)
Kojo Thompson Rd, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very crowded. We expected to find soveniors and traditional things but couldnt. But it can be different experience. Its real africa.

Thank enginfbc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very large market with a very difficult parking problem. There is a large parking nearby. City parking lot. You should navigate there and walk to the market. Very few tourists, lots of noise and very cheap and simple merchandise. Recommend to think twice before...More

Thank elic202
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This market is great for its various aspects. Compartmentalised into various sections, it offers a peep into the Ghanaian working ethos. Take in the breathtaking views, sights and sounds of this great market.

Thank Prince O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As early as 6am this well known and arguably the largest grocery/general goods market in Accra, was agog with thousands of pedestrians! This is where everyone troops to in search of just anything from all kinds of foodstuff to ...just name it! Mostly sold at...More

Thank Lina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Makola spreads out through the neighbouring streets selling all local produce from brightly decorated cloths to fruit and veg. It's really busy, with people and traffic and a great way to mix with locals. Not particularly touristy though as it sells mainly household products but...More

1  Thank vicattard61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to shop for most things but very crowded most times. It's in the centre of the city so has heavy traffic most of the time and car park is mostly full between 10 am and 5pm

Thank Kaywa
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Kente, art, beads, shea butter, you name it, you'd find everything local and such-like in this market. Every taxi drivers knows the market and are usually happy to help you haggle. I visited this market twice in my 8 day's stay in Accra and I...More

1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

One stop shop with friendly helpful sellers. Pleasant surprise to get a lot of stuff that l needed, and at a good price too

Thank Lillian A
Reviewed 18 April 2017

When you visit a place like Ghana, and want to be able to find everything in one place Makola market is the place for you. You will be able to find every and anything in this market at an affordable prices. You can go as...More

1  Thank Drew D
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Makola Market is large and busy, but all you can find anything if you know where to go. You may need to go with a local to assist you with the language as the traders will inflate prices when they notice you are a tourist....More

1  Thank AfiaO100
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Orville G
28 October 2016|
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Response from Winifred O | Reviewed this property |
Pretty reasonable. Haggle well