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Propably best and savest place to go souvenir shopping in Douala. But it's better to avoid the maze that is right opposite the parking slot. It's better to turn to the right and check out the shops that are around the tree and the little...More
If you are looking for some souvenir or gift to take back home. This is a nice place to be. Be ready to negotiate, and always offer half or less what the vendor ask you first time. For example I took 3 fridge magnet, the...More
The Marche des Fleurs is definitely worth stopping at. Street side flower vendors selling a variety of cut flowers and arrangements. Less hectic than the adjacent Marche Artisanal which probably has more tourist appeal. Haggle fiercely if you do go shopping - the flowers are...More
If you are foreigner and going into the market please be very very prepared for severe harassment and haggling from the shop vendors
They follow you around and ask you to buy random stuff from them, non-stop.
Also force you into their shops to buy...More
We live in Cameroon and each time we return home we go to this market to buy gifts for the family. There really are some beautiful things. However, the prices are seriously inflated, the price you need to pay is normally a third of the...More
The Marché des fleurs is one of my favorite markets in Central Africa for tribal art and all kinds of art craft. One can find arts from Cameroon and neighboring countries. Be prepared to bargain like in most markets.
Very unusual setting as it is...More
This is a very good place to find great Cameroonian gifts, arts & crafts, and souvenirs. Actually, if you are in Douala, and are looking for a souvenir or a gift to take abroad, this is the best place. The flowers are also very beautiful....More
Whether you are looking for beautiful flowers or arts for your home or a gift to a friend, this is your must-stop-spot. I recently got Valentine's Day gifts from here and they are overly loved. It's opened till around 7pm throughout the week and in...More