Main Market


If you're in St-Pierre on a Saturday morning, be sure to browse around the joyous, thriving main market, which sprawls along the seafront at the west end of Blvd Hubert-Delisle – a staple of local life. You'll find a busy produce section, tacky bric-a-brac and plenty of food stalls.

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1. Plage de St-Pierre

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One of St-Pierre's major draws is its beach, a long, fine sweep of pale sand massaged by aquamarine waters. It's exposed to the prevailing winds, though…

2. Covered Market

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Housed in a metallic structure dating from 1856, the small covered market is a great place to wander if you're after fresh fruit, vegetables, local spices…

4. Attyaboul Massadjid Mosque

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You'll be impressed by the massive proportions of St-Pierre's mosque, which extends an entire block. Its slender minaret is particularly striking…

5. Entrepôt Kervéguen

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You can't miss this imposing building at the eastern end of Rue du Four à Chaux. Entrepôt Kervéguen was used as a warehouse by the French East India…

6. Hôtel de Ville

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The Hôtel de Ville ranks among St-Pierre's most spectacular historic buildings. It started life as a coffee warehouse for the French East India Company…

8. Chinese Temple

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If you like temples, this discreet yet vividly colourful building is well worth a peek.