The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market

Written by on 5th May 2023

The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market

The Sir Selwyn-Clarke Market is a must-visit when you are in Mahe, Seychelles. It is the “bazaar” as it is known in the Creole language, named after a former English governor. It is the best place to buy the freshest fruits, vegetables, and seafood. They also have a variety of herbs and spices and you will find many reasonably priced local craft and souvenir stands. This national landmark was built in 1840 in a magnificent early-Victorian Style and renovated in early 1999. The market is the main market in the capital of Victoria.

The market is usually open Monday to Friday from early morning until 4-5 pm in the evening. It is most vibrant on Saturdays and generally closed on Sundays. Located on Market Street in the heart of Victoria. The Sir Selwyn Clarke Market is a very colorful place so don’t forget to take your camera.


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