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Honiara Central Market

Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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A must-see while in Honiara

I love markets. The Honiara Central Market is colourful, rustic and endlessly interesting. From... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trevor L
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It is worth walking through the market to see the wares, so beautifully arranged so as to give... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
704RichardW2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good53%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fruit” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“local produce” (6 reviews)
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Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands
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"fruit"
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"seafood"
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"local produce"
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"pick pockets"
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"fresh food"
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"pineapple"
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"small amount"
in 2 reviews
"vendors selling"
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"fresh flowers"
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"solomon islands"
in 4 reviews
"mud crab"
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"vegetables"
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"handicrafts"
in 7 reviews
"saturday"
in 8 reviews
"clothing"
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"locals"
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"oils"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love markets. The Honiara Central Market is colourful, rustic and endlessly interesting. From freshly caught fish, mud crabs, fruits & vegetables, shell money necklaces, souvenirs and clothing; a must place to explore next time you visit the Solomon Islands and a great way to...More

Thank Trevor L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is worth walking through the market to see the wares, so beautifully arranged so as to give maximum appeal. Even if there was not a huge variation of things to buy. Mostly food although there was a small amount of tourist ware.

Thank 704RichardW2014
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

From freshly caught fish, mud crabs, fruits & vegetables, shell money neckless like no where else in the Solomon Pacific, this is a must place to explore next time you visit the Solomon Islands

Thank David K
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Mostly fresh foods - veggies, fruit and fish all in their own areas. Also some clothing.Prices are clearly marked but there is a bit of room for negotiation. On Saturday there are fresh flowers and also a small section of carved shell and shell money...More

1  Thank John B
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This bustling covered market has some good fish, fruit and vegetable vendors and provides a photo opportunity in the centre of town.

Thank David E
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We visited Honiara recently from a P&O cruise and it was excellent. Don't bother booking a tour from the ship there are people and tour companies waiting outside the terminal gates. Most off a two hour tour for 250 Solomon dollars per person. They do...More

Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Central Market is a busy bustling market. There is lots of fresh food available and prices are marked to make purchasing equal. The food is fresh. There are also some handicrafts and the like for tourist shopping. Comments about personal security and keeping moving...More

Thank Hesselson1
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Very real and very busy. Very organised with similar products grouped. Fruit and veg and fish and clothing. Always good for the tourists, a chilled coconut.

1  Thank Pieter S
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Saturday is the biggest day and the only day to see the wonderful display of flowers. All produce is local so it is best to dig deep to find the freshest local produce. Lots of friendly smiles with no pressure to buy. There are other...More

Thank RobertandMark
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I have been to many Island markets - went mostly to get a coconut crab . On my third visit i was successful . I was warned about ' pick- pockets " and watched my steps ( only white person there ) I got my...More

1  Thank rolfyboy
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