Grand Marche is a large market in the centre of Lome, near the Sacred Heart Cathedral. The market occupies the entire city block and the majority of the vendors are women and children in colourful traditional outfits. Travellers can find almost everything at this market including a wide selection of spices such as cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves and nutmeg. Travellers can enjoy live African music played by local performers as well as experience the soul and culture of the West African city.