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Address: Street R1. 221, Douala, Cameroon

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small but nice

not as big as I had expected, but still worth to stroll along the street with all the flower shops in Douala.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

not as big as I had expected, but still worth to stroll along the street with all the flower shops in Douala.

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Thank michael c
Douala, Cameroon
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Cameroon and each time we return home we go to this market to buy gifts for the family. There really are some beautiful things. However, the prices are seriously inflated, the price you need to pay is normally a third of the original price they quote. I would advise that you only show a genuine interest in... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Marché des fleurs is one of my favorite markets in Central Africa for tribal art and all kinds of art craft. One can find arts from Cameroon and neighboring countries. Be prepared to bargain like in most markets. Very unusual setting as it is in fact a flower market with an art craft market inside

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a very good place to find great Cameroonian gifts, arts & crafts, and souvenirs. Actually, if you are in Douala, and are looking for a souvenir or a gift to take abroad, this is the best place. The flowers are also very beautiful. It is a must-see in the city. Don't be shy to bargain for the prices.

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Thank deboraflowers
Douala
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Whether you are looking for beautiful flowers or arts for your home or a gift to a friend, this is your must-stop-spot. I recently got Valentine's Day gifts from here and they are overly loved. It's opened till around 7pm throughout the week and in Saturdays. Don't be shy to haggle as you can get articles for far cheaper than... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very typical of anywhere in the world with a strong Middle East feel to it. Most of the stalls have the same basic products and there is definitely a heavy sell and aggressive attitude of the hawkers that could be intimidating to the unaccustomed. No great bargains to be had and negotiating is time consuming but if you're in Douala... More 

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Thank SkypeDaddy
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257 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Named as well "marche vert" pity to see almost same as every where else with more chineese products tahn local production with very high price. still good to visit, just for the atmosphere.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Un petit coin de rue avec quelques étales de fleur, surtout mortuaires. About 7 very small outdoor stands with a few flowers, mainly for funerals. Perhaps is it better at other seasons?

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Thank MarieFIT
Rawai, Thailand
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81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

i love going to this market. Please make sure you take small denominations of cash as there is no change. divide every price by 5 and then work up to a reasonable price. your a tourist and there are not many of us around there so we pay the price.

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Thank AliGoebel
Douala
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

The place is not big yes, but is worthy if you go back home with a purchase of transportable fresh flowers that they specially design for your home. my friend and I were to decorate the wedding of someone special to me. The celebration was to happen in Yaoundé, 4-5 Hrs from Douala were the Market is located. we purchase... More 

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Thank Ngoumela Fokou G

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