Shopping in French Guiana

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Let's be honest! Studying abroad comes in handy with a good shopping culture! Everyone wants to get time to explore markets and pick a few goodies to add to the cart list! Shopaholics welcome to French Guiana, the land of beauty and charming crafts! This is where your shopping impulse is put to the test. With numerous shopping malls, stalls, shops, and supermarkets French Guiana will certainly take thy breath away!

If you  really enjoy shopping, you could easily get carried away with this pastime. From mementoes to clothing, jewelry, perfumes, food and books, the limitless shopping sites will leave you fatigued. French Guiana is packed with local artists and craftspeople who give themselves time to producing traditional Pacific items which capture the spirit of the island.

No matter what you are looking for, from clothes to jewelry and souvenir items, you will find yourself spoilt for choice from small shops to expansive luxury stalls. Some of the several exclusive shopping establishments are smaller than those in the city centre, offer the very best in customer service to go with the items they stock.

Shopping here French Guiana is an experience in itself. There are no major shopping malls of note, so visitors won’t find world-renowned fashion brands when touring the shopping sites of the archipelago. Nevertheless, those tourists who are into collecting will have such a great time experiencing the shopping culture of the French Guiana. Most of the stalls and markets across the archipelago open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. On Saturdays, opening times are from 8:00 a.m. through to midday.

If you are looking for a unique shopping experience, then rest assured that the premier shopping malls are usually situated in the heart of the commercial district, generally just a short journey from your accommodation. While you are there you are likely to find yourself enjoying the company of local families, who visit the luxury malls to unwind, spend time together and explore the shops at their leisure.

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