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Zanzibar Curio Shop

Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
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Arusha, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

A very nice place to go if u want to buy in bulk. Very reasonable prices and a vast variety of items in terms of antiques n soapstone. But less variety of jewellery such as earrings, necklaces, pendants. Went to look to proper tanzanite jewellery but dint find any. But all in all a good place to visit. Their price... More

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Espoo, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Good prices on products ranging from antiques to Masai Market type trinkets. The shop has moved from Downtown to Westlands beginning 2014 so the location is not so convenient anymore...

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Prices far lower than the other curio shops visited, for similar items. They have only a couple of each item though, compared to most shops which have a dozen of everything, so if the piece they have is scratched or broken you are out of luck. They also don't have as much variety (e.g., only a few types of giraffe... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I was interested to a certain curio made of soapstone during my visit to the giraffe center in a road side curio shop ran by local. I was thinking that they will give me a good price since there is very few customer there (in fact I was the only one). They gave me initial price 2500 Kenya Shilling. I... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

This is an excellent place to buy antiques, souvenirs and other craft items for your living room. The prices are very reasonable and you would be hard put to match them anywhere even after bargaining! The good thing the prices here are fixed- no need to bargain. Lots of antique stuff. They sell what it says on the cover, the... More

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