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Blue Market

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Address: Muindi Mbingu Street, Nairobi, Kenya
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This craft market, nearly destroyed by civil unrest in 1998, is across from...

This craft market, nearly destroyed by civil unrest in 1998, is across from the large City Market.

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Hectic market with all these expected cheap clothes and shoes produced in 3rd countries. Expected more local stuff to see to taste to buy. Time was over quickly and I was glad to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Hectic market with all these expected cheap clothes and shoes produced in 3rd countries. Expected more local stuff to see to taste to buy. Time was over quickly and I was glad to be away from all these people.not really recommended place .

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Winnsboro, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2010

The blue shacks are up and going well They are aot of fun I have been there more then 15 times Never pay the price they tell you they like to barter I was there in Oct , Nov , Dec 2009 and Jan 2010 ??? kbdive57@juno.com kenny

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2006

Well, maybe this won't be posted, as you don't post reviews about "violent criminal activity." But about a month before the bombing of the US embassy in Nairobi, in August 1998, the "Blue Market" was destroyed, violently, at night, by those wanted the craft sellers off the property. The famous Blue Stalls are no more. Go there today and you... More 

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