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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5 Comments

Ideal place for buying a souvenir that reminds a traveler about Kenya
ROBERT
Local
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.
Kris
Local
February 2, 2019
I need contacts for watermelon traders
frank
Traveller
August 19, 2018
I make masaai necklaces help me find a buyer who can buy as many as possible
Mary
Traveller
September 9, 2017
Lots of locally made jewellery at a bargain. Vegetables and meat plus fruits.
Jane
Local
July 4, 2017
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