This was established in 1976to replace the Ekeoha Market that was destroyed in a tragic fire incident.
TransportationBy car and motorbike
TagsBuy/Sell, Meet friends, Sightseeing,
History of Ariaria International Market
Built in 1976.
Ariaria Market is a major market not only in Nigeria, but also in the West African region. Nicknamed the 'China of Africa" and famed to be the largest market east of the Niger, this is an open-air market seemingly without structure in appearance and yet valued for its versatility in the making of wears and leather works, among other wares. Housing thousands of shops, all specializing in a wide range of goods,
This is a very safe location.
Visitors to this location must be careful handling their properties as this place is prone to a large number of pickpocketers.
What To Bring
Before heading to Ariaria International Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you:
Cash for purchase
Samples of your choice material
Sun glasses and/or hat
Your bargaining A-game
Things to do while at Ariaria International Market
These are the following things you can do while you're here:
Look around and patronize the numerous stores
A market spanning a lot of streets is sure to provide something of all you might seek in a market. Ariaria market serves a major role in the textile and leather industry. It offers great bargains on different goods like laces, jewelries, supplies, office wears, foods, shoes, etc. The prices are not usually fixed, so depending on your haggling skills, you can get a sweet deal.
Most common visitors
Shoppers from far and near
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