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Any visitor who visits our city never fails to shop at the Barter Trade Center as it is here where... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
connieph126
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Zamboanga City, Philippines
via mobile
A bit of shopping for souvenirs...

I wish the barter trading will flourish with the recent access by RO RO... Still, we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
711orlib
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Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

commodities from neighboring countries enter zambo and get traded in this place at a bargain price. from biscuits, chocolates, coffee, noodles, candies, shawls, sarong and other clothing accessories, this dry market is a haven for tourists. just remember to apply your haggling skills to obtain...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Barter trade center in Canelar is no longer as glorious or as vibrant like it was 10-15 years ago! Most stores are closed and simply served as stockroom for some existing stores! But still its a good place to practice your haggling skills. The place...More

Thank edlinanthonya
Reviewed 4 June 2018

canelar barter trade is the place where you can shop for batik cloths or other foodstuff that came from malaysia, before its the place where you can shop for imported goods that came from our neighboring countries like malaysia. but now these goods has find...More

Thank ybo7000
Reviewed 9 April 2018

It was my first time to visit the barter trade center and I wasn’t disappointed as they offer a wide variety of merchandise to choose from. Have you ever heard of collagen coffee? They have it there, and more exotic sounding products. They also have...More

Thank Ruby B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This pasalubong market has wide displays of pearl jewelry, multihued summer tops and dresses for the ladies, and Malaysian goods and food items which are all must-tries when you visit Zamboanga.

Thank LawrenceLately
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Every time we are in the city of Zamboanga. We always pass here to buy Malaysian goods and other products. Because of their lower prices via haggling. But now their prices are not cheap. Prices in malls are sometimes cheaper. And at the malls you...More

Thank jet_setter1979AD
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Dont miss this place if you're in Zamboanga to get some souvenirs and knickknacks from your Zambo treat. There are lots of textiles, clothing, processed seafood, chocolates, and other snacks to choose from.

Thank ddg858
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Any visitor who visits our city never fails to shop at the Barter Trade Center as it is here where one can buy cheap products from the Asian Region.

Thank connieph126
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit this city, I will not allow myself to leave the city if I can't go to barter to buy pasalubong for my friends and family.

Thank queenmary28
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I wish the barter trading will flourish with the recent access by RO RO... Still, we enjoyed shopping for bags, coffee, biscuits, chocolates, shirts, blouses, even linen and bed sheets... prices? CHEAP! Will definitely return...

Thank 711orlib
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