Marché de Fer


The city's iron market sprawls over four city blocks and offers everything from vegetables and clothing to toiletries.

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2. Place d'Armes

0.27 MILES

Cap's pretty main square, bordered on the southern side by the Notre-Dame cathedral on Rue 18, has a dark past. François Mackandal, leader of a pre…

3. Île-à-Rat

7.96 MILES

Your basic paradise, this tiny island offers white sand, a lush core of trees, and turquoise water where snorkelers encounter centuries-old cannon and…

4. Sans Souci

10.65 MILES

Built as a rival to Versailles in France, Henry Christophe’s palace of Sans Souci has lain abandoned since it was ruined in the 1842 earthquake. The years…

5. Citadelle Laferrière

13.01 MILES

Haitians call the Citadelle the eighth wonder of the world and, having slogged to the 900m summit of Pic Laferrière (or ridden horseback for US$15), you…