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New location, but worth a visit

I understand this is now a new location, just outside Brikama (rather than closer to the centre... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Peter D
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good deals

We were probably the first there that morning so we got some really good deals. The first sale of... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
PatMabon
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Lechlade, United Kingdom
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27 Apr 2018
“New location, but worth a visit”
22 Dec 2016
“Good deals”
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I understand this is now a new location, just outside Brikama (rather than closer to the centre). There are lots of traders and some lovely items, although obviously you have to be discerning. When we were there there were not many others around so traders...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were probably the first there that morning so we got some really good deals. The first sale of the day can be really cheap. We went as part of a 6 in 1 trip so it fitted in well. This is where the bulk...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank PatMabon
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This Craft Market at the border of the Senegambia is one of many in Gambia and displays a wide variety of hand made local products. A must do at least once whilst in the Gambia. Be prepared to haggle!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I actually went here several years ago but remember it well. Good market for good variety of wood carvings. I even exchanged the T - Shirt I was wearing for a carving when I ran out of Dalasi to pay for it. If you like...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank steveb66uk
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Visited as part of a 4 in 1-day tour with The Gambia Experience. Lots of artisans making wooden items with some great large items to buy if only you could get them on the plane home! Other reviews suggest the prices are generally lower than...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Travlintone
Reviewed 17 April 2015

I've visited Brikama craft market a couple of times now. The shops each sell pretty similar things, although the style and finish may be a little different at each one. The shop keepers are of course very keen on encouraging you to visit their shop...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank SueC1973
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Quite small - but great value - depending on your haggling skills !! Around halve the price of Senegambia and a nice day out. Good selection of wood products all hand made - and they will make to order if you want - take a...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank steve2705
Reviewed 26 April 2014

This is my third visit to the craft market and I'm beginning to recognise and name some of the sellers now. This is always greatly appreciated by the seller! It is a little difficult to just browse here as all the sellers call out for...More

Date of experience: April 2014
5  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 23 July 2009

The Real Gambia That’s what we experienced in our tremendous three week stay in February-March 2009. We were based in Brikama – a medium-sized town about 20 kms inland from the Atlantic and an hour south of the capital Banjul. It’s a fascinating town with...More

16  Thank guitardragon
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