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Nairobi City Market

Nairobi city market

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Why locals love it

This is Nairobi's city main souvenir market. It has dozens of stalls selling wood carvings, drums, spears, shields, soapstone, flowers, Maasai jewellery and clothing. There are stalls for foodstuffs as well: meat from different animals.

Why you should visit it

Variety, diversity, and uniqueness of African crafts is prominently here. The Nairobi City Market is located between Muindi Mbingu Street and Koinange Street in the heart of the city. It has six gates which are manned on a 24 hour basis by guards employed by the council.

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Lots of wood carvings and fruits
May 16, 2021
fresh fish and chicken
February 20, 2020
If you really like to have a real Kenyan market experience,this is the place to visit and discover.
April 18, 2019
Ideal place for buying a souvenir that reminds a traveler about Kenya
February 18, 2019
Really affordable prices,and has a wide range of stock to choose from and plus to top it all off,the stock is always fresh.
February 2, 2019

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