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Wonderfully chaotic experience - a true Ghanaian market

If you brave Katejia market, you will experience a true taste of Ghanaian life. You will get lost... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
via mobile
The Kumasi Central Market

one the largest open-air market in West Africa, with over five thousand traders daily, you can... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
New York City, New York
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This is supposedly one of the largest markets on the continent.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

If you brave Katejia market, you will experience a true taste of Ghanaian life. You will get lost, but market dwellers are always happy to point you in the right direction. We recommend starting near the Cathedral on Roman Hill - from there you walk...More

Thank V_Goodwin_1
Reviewed 24 December 2016

one the largest open-air market in West Africa, with over five thousand traders daily, you can find anything in this market for very reasonable price. must see location in the market is there the African print fabric line where you can find some unique garment...More

1  Thank Weheretohelp
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I love a great open air market. It tells the story of the city you are in. Kejetia is massive, I visited 3 days in a row and spent around 4 hours total. I believe you can hire a guide but exploring on your own...More

1  Thank MelissaCamel
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A big market with all sorts of items from food right down to cutlass in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Covers more than a square kilometer

Thank drakoni
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I asked our hotel if they knew a guide and an assistant manager kindly showed the 6 of us around this huge market. Our ages ranged from 70 - 17 and we spent 2 -3 hours having a good wonder around. We bought cloth, nick...More

2  Thank ronald00001
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Kejetia is a joyfully noisy, colorful, crowded and sometimes smelly slice of adventure any visitor to Kumasi must experience...It is HUGE, but what makes this cacophony of human business interaction is that there is a method to the madness...it may not seem so at first...More

1  Thank Hen T
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Special immersion in a wild place. Avoid it if it is raining. Mest sector is not for food security specialists.

1  Thank Marius B
Reviewed 19 January 2016

So my friend Jim and I just returned from 2 weeks in the wonderful country of Ghana, and though we did and saw a lot of extraordinary things, we agreed that perhaps the highlight of the whole trip was the half-day we spent with our...More

5  Thank Ernie M
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Largest open-air market in ALL of West Africa! This is not a tourist type market like the stalls outside the Kumasi Cultural Center. This is where Ghanaians do their shopping for the whole of colorful life! An absolute must see of anything in Kumasi, by...More

4  Thank tinimaier2016
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

The market is too overcrowded with petty trader on the pavement and on the roads, it is understandable that people got to work to feed their families but the should be some order.travellers should be aware of their surroundings as you can be targeted by...More

2  Thank Goalkinn
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