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It became a farmers' market in 1710 and is now the city's best-known flea market. It is also home to many buskers including dancers, singers and musicians as well as some of Cape Town's more colorful and eccentric characters. It is bordered by a good selection of restaurants and cafés with outdoor tables for alfresco coffees. Beautiful old buildings, including the Old Town House, look over the square. The best time to explore Greenmarket Square is on a sunny Saturday morning. Credit card acceptance vary between businesses.
Africa for Africa and all under one roof! In the heart of the city, on trendy Long Street, is the three-story Pan African Market. Offering all sorts of African wares including, but not limited to, curios, pottery and textiles, the Market gives the visitor an authentic African experience. This is due to the many traders who hail from all corners of the continent. Besides the restaurant selling simple fare from all over Africa there is also on-site drumming instruction and hair braiding offered. There is lots to see and experience within the labyrinthine interior. A great place to find that authentic African gift.
At the corner of Long and Church street in the city of Cape Town In South Africa, lies the Church Street Antique Market. The market first opened sometime around the year 1985. One can find traders selling vintage clothing, knickknacks, antiques, jewelry, collectibles, art and much more in this market. The area also has a number of cafes, African curio stores, restaurants, art galleries, etc.
Avid collectors, antique dealers, shoppers and bargain hunters gather every Sunday and public holidays at the Green Point Stadium parking lot—come rain or sun shine. Featuring about 400 stalls, this flea and crafts market is the largest of its kind. You will find a large range of goods, collectibles, antiques, clothing, jewelry, masks, wood works, bead works, paintings, pottery, electronics, home wares, plants and much more—the list is just endless. For tourists, this a good place to buy local arts and crafts, that are also great souvenirs to take home. If all that shopping has tired you out, then seek the food vendors selling local delicacies and goodies.
Milnerton Flea Market is about as big as 4 football fields and has over 250 stalls. This makes it one of the largest flea markets of Cape Town in South Africa. The market is situated at the Milner road and Marine Drive intersection. It is known for its diversity, military finds and antiques. Entry to the market and parking are both free. The market also opens on public holidays from 8a onwards, apart from its usual timings.