10 best flea markets around the world

From London's Portobello Road to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Thailand

Chloe Hamilton
Thursday 16 April 2015 13:29
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Not everyone enjoys being dragged around the shops on holiday. But flea markets - with their quirky stalls, colourful wares, and potential for hidden treasures – can prove entertaining attractions in their own right. Here we’ve rounded up ten of the world’s best.

From Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market in New York, where a slight trek out of the Big Apple's centre will take you to precious jewels and designer vintage bargains, to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Thailand, where vendors sell from canoes to shoppers who wander along the banks. Our capital's Portobello Road also makes the list, where everything from antiques to fruit and veg is popular with both locals and tourists.

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