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Mount Hagen Market

Mt. Hagen, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
+675 7359 9555
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Good to see

The Mt Hagan markets are good to see but leave your phone, wallet and passport in your motel room... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
Nowra, Australia
via mobile
Colourful but hectic and dirty

Visited the market briefly. Mostly fruit and vegetables for sale, and live chickens. No other... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2017
Kenny L
via mobile
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Mt. Hagen, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
+675 7359 9555
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

The Mt Hagan markets are good to see but leave your phone, wallet and passport in your motel room as pick pockets and rascals are well known in the market precinct. Having said that, the markets offer some of the best fresh food in the...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited the market briefly. Mostly fruit and vegetables for sale, and live chickens. No other Europeans in sight but didn't feel threatened. Very dirty. Wouldn't go back again

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed June 8, 2017

We were advised to watch our pockets, and in the market itself we were ok. But we stopped nearby at the Best Buy supermarket for an ice cream, and a local man picked the pocket of an accompanying friend and stole his cell phone. The...More

2  Thank Redfoot
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Visiting Papua New Guinea is not complete without visiting the famous markets. Mt. Hagen Market is one of the bigger ones and offers fresh fruits, vegetables, handcrafted good like bilums and much more. Try to chat with the locals. This is a really nice experience...More

2  Thank stzw77
Reviewed March 29, 2017

If in Mount Hagen, a trip around the market is a must. You will see all sorts of wonderful fruit and vegetables, as well as live stock. They even sell cooked or uncooked eggs! Everyone will want to shake hands with you and exchange a...More

2  Thank GillH007_12
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

What a one of a kind experience!! Such unique veggies and fruits for sale, although be careful to sample unwashed fruits! My traveling companion got very ill with ecoli after a taste of raw cut fruit! Otherwise the beautiful people here are a treasure! I...More

3  Thank Appalachi W
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Shop with a friend who knows the area and perhaps some of the language. The markets are a daily/weekly experience for most local people. The wide variety of fresh produce is beautifully displayed and an excellent price. You are able to purchase locally made meri...More

3  Thank Dyros
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Mt. Hagen Market shopping was very unique, delightful, yet nerve wracking. Marketing Ladies and people were very friendly, as most all of PNG is, by the way. I'm happy to have been able to purchase some very nice clothes for family and some memorabilia for...More

4  Thank perryrl
Reviewed October 3, 2016

The hagen market boosts wide variety of fruits and vegetables which is available at a affordable rate than the Port Moresby. Most of the people tend to purchase it from there while leaving to Port Moresby.

1  Thank Capircon16
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Called in here unexpectedly to "have a look" and it was pretty interesting. The vendors were all friendly and were keen to show off their produce and have their photographs taken. There was an amazing array of fresh fruit and vegetables bundled up for sale...More

3  Thank Spit56
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October 8, 2017|
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