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The city's main market.
Kojo Thompson Rd, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Accra’s largest open-air market overflows with goods, people, scents and sounds, hustle and bustle. It is the best place to absorb the atmosphere of a West African market. Spread out over the size of 8 football fields, it is inevitable that you will get lost....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Makola market was vibrant and full of life. We went on a Saturday which is said to be a very busy day. It's a pretty safe place for tourist and the people are very friendly. Be careful when taking pictures tho, many of the...More

Thank Marla C
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The market place of Sccra. A bit too crowdy. Have to be careful enough with your belongings and self. But you get almost everything you need for your home st a reasonable rate.

Thank Rajmi A
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Here you find anything you want but get ready to sweat a lot as you will bump into hundreds of people going up and down. Be careful, vigilant and keep your valuables safe.

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This is an open market and you will have to haggle with the traders to get the prices you want to pay. They know when you are a visitor and may want to take advantage of this to make you pay more for their wares....More

4  Thank Ritz2013
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The Makola Market was intense and as described. I met the most kind Ghanian gentleman there that tried to help me find public transportation. Its definitely a fun way to spend some time if you're in the area!

1  Thank ellenzee
Reviewed 13 May 2018

It is really hard to capture Makola Market's spirit in writing - you just have to go there. This huge market is combined of main streets and back allies, where you can find anything anyone ever thought of making or selling. But it is really...More

1  Thank Anna S
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A very big market with a wide variety of goods on display. It was a lovely experience as i and my friends had a great time shopping. You could also just visit and window shop in Makola market to see things on display as the...More

1  Thank Viveeee
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I enjoyed walking in the place. very particular and learned so many things about the daily lives and food habits of people in Ghana. If you love culture, you'll like the place. Its a really really big market. ADVICE: Go with a person who knows...More

Thank firminr
Reviewed 23 January 2018

When you visit Accra you have to go to Makola market to see what are people selling, how hard work they have to earn some money, market offers a lot of products, it was very interesting, recommend to everyone.

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25 March 2018|
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Response from Babatunde A | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you visit the market yourself to find out and establish the relationship with the buyers if they are available. I couldn’t walk the entire market, apologies I may not be able to give you a perfect answer.
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Response from Winifred O | Reviewed this property |
Pretty reasonable. Haggle well