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Albert Market

Liberation Avenue, Banjul, Gambia
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A revisit with a local and some serious shopping...

And she knew where to go, what she was looking for and what to pay. Always of interest to me the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nightowl0808
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
It is a big market area...lots of walking around....

Yes...worth a visit for as short or as long as you wish. Colourful and stimulating smeliferous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RJCScotland
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“worth a visit” (10 reviews)
“local crafts” (4 reviews)
“home country” (2 reviews)
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Liberation Avenue, Banjul, Gambia
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

And she knew where to go, what she was looking for and what to pay. Always of interest to me the colours the smells the bussle of activities. Got herbs and spices, house goods and bike bits lot cheaper that supermarket, cloth apparently better bought...More

Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes...worth a visit for as short or as long as you wish. Colourful and stimulating smeliferous. Everything under the sun! Much less hassle if you use a guide/escort for this part of a visit to Banjul. Walk the fish market area and beach...including the to...More

Thank RJCScotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real insight into Africa. A must do experience for all the family. Not much to buy but great to see. Make sure you take a guide with you.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large market selling food, clothing, house hold goods and live stock. It is a worth a visit to soak up the sights, sounds and smells. If you have a taxi here, your driver will probably show you around.

1  Thank Russ1470
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Just your typical African Market. Largest in Banjul but small when compared to some of the markets in my home country. Would be of great interest to Europeans. I was able to buy some local print shirts and dresses as souvenirs.

Thank SiddonLook
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A local market in downtown Banjul.it is a daily crowded noisy busy market with cramped aisles like a maze.it sells everything & anything.not for the faint hearted. The main post office is on the same street.worth a visit to see activity.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Albert Market is something to see. It is quite large and is very cramped. The aisles are extremely narrow. It is one of those market that purely shows you the way of life of the Gambian people. They sale old clothes, fish (mostly covered in...More

1  Thank Deerud
Reviewed 27 July 2017

1. It was like any market in the world that had all the products there. The difference was that this one was truly disgusting. Fruits were rotting, there were thousands of flies everywhere. 2. The people can be pretty annoying too. They hiss at you...More

2  Thank Kazumoto N
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Might be serious shopping for the initiated, fish, fruit and veg, fabrics or a browse around the many craft stalls at the back. Always a bargin to be had with a bit of negotiation and this time of year some real photo treats as the...More

2  Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed 1 May 2017

At the back of Albert market is the craft market is the craft area. We picked up a beautiful handbag and leather bracelet as well as a great piece of cloth all at the right price

1  Thank Paul F
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