Shopping

The traders want to see how best you can bargain your best prices, it’s a fun, get the show started by negotiating your best price. Although some prices are fixed but make a try, you cannot tell it’s your day.

The following local markets are selected for your shopping for special goods or souvenirs.

Big Market

One of the oldest traditional markets, with a colonial architectural design, this markets provides must local items you wish to see and buy.  The top floor of the Big Market, or Basket Market, in downtown, has a larger selection than markets in Lumley. What makes this the best place to shop for souvenirs is the traditional household goods on the ground floor. Feel the bargaining process yourself, be rest assured you will be fine.

Big-market

Victoria Park Market

Right on Garrison Street this is the place to find colourful local wax cloths and Gara (Sierra Leonean tie-die), as well as get custom outfits made for you and your household.

Victoria Park

Kroo Town Market

Walking slowly or driving from your hotel, you can access this market just at the back of the National Tourist Board’s office. The Lumley Beach Arts & Crafts Market is a decent place to pick up woodcarvings, baskets and other souvenirs and handy work from the very people.

Krootown rd market

Lumley Beach Arts & Crafts Market

Walking slowly or driving from your hotel, you can access this market just at the back of the National Tourist Board’s office. The Lumley Beach Arts & Crafts Market is a decent place to pick up woodcarvings, baskets and other souvenirs and handy work from the very people.

Lumley arts & craft

Government Wharf Market

This small collection of stalls sells everything from second-hand clothes to cooking equipment.

FREETOWN-MARKET-WOMEN

East Street Market

A busy street market in central Freetown, get your own second wears be it shoes, bags, and other accessories.

East st market