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I was lucky that at the first stall I visited along the main road, the seller (a young man that spoke English) assisted with navigating the stalls for the items I was looking for and at the best prizes. I felt safe despite being a...More
Its a good place to buy or access cultural material from Tanzanian artists. The have a way of crafting the woods and beads to represent certain story or attach them to several this like watches, bracelets, cotton material, vikoi etc
here you get to see so many products which are hand made by the sellers there are painters,sandals makers,bracelet makers and so much more,the part i love most about this place there are so many women whom are entrepreneurs.
This place is considerably more expensive than Tingatinga or Slipway market, but the stuff is pretty much the same, with minor variations in size and types of animals. Plus, someone tried to sell us some shady tanzanite for $2000 (!!!), no joke. The “tanzanite bag”...More
We have been here a lot over the years we have visited Dar. This visit, we noticed that the market had been cleaned up and not nearly as chaotic as before. However, we did go early in the morning, so maybe the buzz of the...More
Beauty of Wooden carvers .The sound of hummer and nail That heard from Garage to the showroom bring Carvers with Good looking and Symbols of African Culture. Big market of WoodCarvers in Dar es salaam Tanzania. Also known as Mwenge Vinyago accessible area and Good...More
Although the carvers are skilled and talented, they lack originality. Prices are inflated and you have to be very patient and skilled to bargain. The same products are replicated in almost every stall. One can understand that vendors are desperate for business but a fresh...More
This Tourist point is a small Carving school and industry. At the backyard of some shops there are cavers proceeding with production of their sculpture using small axes, knifes, emery paper, etc. Here you get the best products both commercial & antiquities at the best...More
This is the best place to purchase tourist cultural souvenirs in Dar es Salaam. The prices are negotiable. There are some inexpensive statues, jewelry artwork and etc. The vendors are Tanzania friendly! Mwenge has been in operation for over 30 years.