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Old Apia Market

Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Every stall the same

Buy here because there is nothing else anywhere. Markets on Savai'i have nothing so grab your stuff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl T
Nulkaba, Australia
Great Markets

All the stallholders were lovely and super helpful to find sizes etc. We got some great items to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tauranga, New Zealand
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If you’re willing to fight the crowds at this flea market in a shed, you may find some interesting Samoan handicrafts or mats, and you can even watch works-in-progress.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average36%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“flea market” (13 reviews)
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Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Buy here because there is nothing else anywhere. Markets on Savai'i have nothing so grab your stuff here

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the stallholders were lovely and super helpful to find sizes etc. We got some great items to bring home.

Thank Jodi_Shaun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting but cool experience! Most of the stalls have similar items, a great place to buy souvenirs and gifts as well as beautiful dresses. The one I got is one size fits all so no need to try it on before buying. Friendly people...More

1  Thank Sammy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the same things in all the other stalls and all the same price. There isn't anything special here. I was intending to purchase necklaces for my sons class, at $10 and 20 class members, that can stay there. I doubt if they're actually made...More

Thank Surfgirlindo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lovely locals at the markets are so friendly (as Samoans are) but the products are pretty much the same and mostly overpriced. But it is nice to know that you are buying from people who appreciate your business and support.

2  Thank whirlsie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very central in Apia - easy to find. Great for tourist shopping - loads of jewelery $5 tala for earrings. hand crafts, sarong etc. Right across the road from the fish market which is cool too. there is also a food market there too. though...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here it was all a bit samey. Lots of touristy tee shirts etc at relatively inflated prices. Don't go near the food Hall unless you are keen on a heart attack!!

Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

if you had a spare 1/2 hour worth a look but good are very much the same at most stalls , nothing we needed so just breezed through

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Most stalls offer the same products - sarongs, T shirts, wooden items, artwork and jewellery. People at stalls were friendly. Prices reasonable.

Thank debrariedel
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I was panting for breath around this market which we visited twice and were searching for specific clothing which we managed to find. The stall holders were quite helpful and not pushy. Fortunately we found 2 Cafes just across the road to revive ourselves with...More

Thank Josie006
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Elke R
29 March 2017|
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Response from Poinciana54 | Reviewed this property |
I understand so but maybe not Sunday? Most places are closed Sunday.
17 March 2016|
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Response from serenesea | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the market has been rebuilt completely and is much cleaner and airier. Hope you enjoy it!