You'll Want to Bring Home These Treasures From the World's Markets

Market in Nice, France
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"Cleaning up in the marketplace: colorful soaps in the open market in Nice, France."
"The Nishiki Market in Kyoto, Japan."
"The souk in Marrakech is a difficult place to move through in a quick and efficient manner—unless you are pulling a huge cart of colorful yarn."
"Walking through a local Vietnamese market to shop for a cooking lesson, I was struck by the vibrant green vegetables available for sale."
"These beautiful brass wares were on display on a rainy day in the souk of Chefchouen, Morocco."
"Venice—getting vegetables to market in a water city!"
"Walking through a traditional souk in Muscat, the capital of Oman, I stumbled upon a lovely, colorful market for trinkets and jewelry."
"A young girl dressed in donated western clothing selling smoked Atlantic fish in the Takoradi Market Circle, from a trip to Ghana in April of 2008."
"Market tomatoes in Italy."
"The Paris Christmas market between Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Élysées is crowded but exciting."
"Fish market in Busan, Korea, at night. It's very lively and vivid!"
"Puppets for sale at a market in Old Town, Shanghai."
"This picture was taken in the market of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, as negotiations over the sale of a pig were taking place."
"Lovely spices found in the open-air market in Nice, France."
"Slabs of salt for sale in the market in Mopti, Mali. The salt is transported from Taoudenni to Timbuktu by camel and then by boat to Mopti."
"I was walking through a market in Saquisili, Ecuador, and this lady, surrounded by onions, caught my eye."
"Candy at La Boqueria market, Barcelona."
"Lamps at a Turkish spice market."
"Collection of vintage glass soda-water bottles at the flea market in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue in Southern France."
"Hydrangeas for sale in a Paris flower market off the Seine."
"I captured these beautiful spices in the 13th-century market in old Cairo called Khan-el-Khalili."
"It was market day in Mykonos when our small ship visited there."
"The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, Barcelona."
"Shopping in Argentina: just a few of the items at the San Telmo market in Buenos Aires."
"The 'floating market' in Bangkok, Thailand. A one-of-a-kind market where visitors can purchase anything from souvenirs to fried bananas cooked on a boat!"
"Fruit stands are as plentiful in Sri Lanka as fast-food places are in the United States."
"Wherever you look in one of the medinas of Tunisia, brightly colored plates are for sale."
"A box full of brightly colored thread in the weekly market at L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, in Provence."
"This fish market located on the docks in Portland, Maine, was very colorful and quaint."
"The bull market in Jamkhed, India, is located approximately eight hours southeast of Mumbai. All the bulls were beautifully painted and adorned with necklaces."
"Beautiful fish in the market in Papeete, Tahiti."
"A Guatemalan market."
"Especially true during the holidays, Seattle's iconic Pike Place Market can't be missed when visiting the beautiful Emerald City. Perched on a hillside overlooking Elliott Bay, the market is a multilevel maze of shops, produce stands, seafood stalls, cut-flower vendors, and restaurants."
"This enterprising person wheeled his market around Lhasa, Tibet."
"Barcelona's La Boqueria Market has stalls dedicated to just about everything edible you could ever want. This is a stall dedicated just to spices. A market has been held in this location since the 1200s—and shows no signs of slowing down."

From the classic Parisian flea markets to the souks of Morocco, international bazaars are a vibrant feast for BT shutterbugs.

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