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Markets, but especially the basket market!

The Saturday market is interesting, each town has a different way of functioning so there's always... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Jack L
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Ottawa, Canada
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Take in some local action!

HUGE market that is excellent to wander and find a personal treasure. Don't miss this if you are... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2011
Unbeatenpath
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Houston, TX
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19 May 2016
“Overly priced items”
13 Feb 2016
“Markets, but especially the basket market!”
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Nice Ethiopian artefacts in tradtional square under a tree, but most items are overpriced and tourists can be harassed by persistent tauts..

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank sharons437
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The Saturday market is interesting, each town has a different way of functioning so there's always some quirks specific to the city. We also walked further out of town to the animal market, by following the crowds, and it was too early in the day...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I visited this market when I was visiting Lalibela in feb 2015. It is amazing to see that they still have barter system here. People walk around 4 to 5 hours to reach this market from around the area from small villages bringing their small...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank vishesh
Reviewed 6 June 2011

HUGE market that is excellent to wander and find a personal treasure. Don't miss this if you are in town on a Saturday morning!

Date of experience: April 2011
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