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“Cute & Safe” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kabwata Cultural Village

Kabwata Cultural Village
Burma Rd S of Embassy Triangle, Lusaka, Zambia
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Lusaka
Type: Shops, Cultural
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Heidelberg
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Cute & Safe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Loved this little market! Lot's of huts and really nice people selling their artistic goods. We got lots of good deals and the artists were nice enough to make a chess piece to replace one we'd lost to the set we had at home. Beautiful goods and a bargain is definitely to be had. The interesting thing about this market is that they are very careful about money and making change. We had one unsavy shopper give way more money than she was supposed too and the issue was resolved quickly and with little fuss. The artists live in the compound and honest trading is a requirement. I felt quite safe here and enjoyed a relaxing morning shopping.

Visited August 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Nice, local goods”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Good for any souvenirs before you leave the capital. You can bargain the price a bit too. Good value, and all made by the people there. Lots of similar things in every 'hut' so it gets a bit overwhelming with all the choice!

Visited August 2013
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Madang, Papua New Guinea
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“Beautiful crafts”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

truly african experience we went for a lusaka tour (komboni experience) and the culture is so wonderful the crafts man ship unbelievable, only thing i didnt like was the place was too crowded a larger area would be good.

Visited June 2013
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Lagos, Nigeria
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22 attraction reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great Bargains”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

after 2 years of buying crafts from arcades I decided to give Kabwata a shot. I must say the sellers were much polite and less pushy. For the items we bought I paid at least 35% cheaper than anywhere else.
Lots of space t park ones car also. Upon entering walk to the large round hut which is straight ahead to get your bargain. Don't pay any more than 35-40% of what they quote you

Visited June 2013
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“Crafts”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

They have a lot of African crafts, arts accessories etc such as paintings, jewelry such as bungles, earrings, precious stones and many more , home crafts such as plates, bowls, spoons, mats and baskets that I got for my house

Visited March 2013
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