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Address: 40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
Phone Number: +264 61 242 222
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Approximately 38 craft stalls from rural communities, ethnic groups and...

Approximately 38 craft stalls from rural communities, ethnic groups and projects sell Namibian handicraft here, which range from jewellery to carved tree roots. We have the freshest Namibian food and best cheesecake and apple crumble in town! Our Craft Cafe is known all over the world for its stylish and excellent food. We support Namibian micro and small enterprises, and contribute to increase income through the sale of Namibian craft. Over 4,000 producers and their families derive an income from sales of their craft. We support Namibian design and product development, which is reflected in our large range of unique and quality products. We encourage the use of environmentally friendly products and sustainable utilization of Namibian natural resources. Vendors inside the Namibia Craft Centre may stock up to 5% of non-Namibian, but African handi-craft. No goods from outside the continent may be sold inside the Craft Centre. Some handi-craft and materials are hard to come by in Namibia, which is why we have made this concession. Staff should be able to tell you exactly the origin of most goods.

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No high pressure selling here

Great place for souvenirs. No hassles or high pressure selling. Prices seem fair, with a great selection . Secured parking area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for souvenirs. No hassles or high pressure selling. Prices seem fair, with a great selection . Secured parking area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Prices are not good , but you can see the hand craft from all over Namibia. An old Brewery was transformed to Be the hand craft center You can have lunch and hanging out

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Thank Regina C
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located inside old brewery give chances to locals to produce and offer various products. All small companies has own chance to present themselves. Caffe and restauraunt is very good snd Internet is pritty good. Food and choices also nice. It seems that is very popular place.

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Thank mikeprodanovic
Windhoek
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Not only for tourists - this place is amazing - friendly people - goods handmade - some really interesting ideas that the locals have. When visitors come - first place I take them to - but for me also every time an experience!

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Thank Werner / Ami S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a nice place to by some Souvenirs or just enjoy the craft from Namibia. Definitely interesting for everyone. You can go around and browse and take your time. And if you want, you can enjoy some tasty food. Have fun here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Liked the variety.There are many stalls/shops under one roof and a nice café.The prices are fair and non negotiable. Found some pieces I hadn't seen anywhere else.

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Thank Moraia T
Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit to see the dedication to traditional crafts and to support local businesses. Take a bit of time to choose something nice to take home

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

It's so resourceful what they made this place into. The staff do try to get you to buy things but take time to just look around and see what they have made thing out of. Quite remarkable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

You will find a wide variety of souvenirs in this market. It is a good possibility to compare between the many possibilities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We did buy very nice souvenirs here. Also things we only got here. The restaurant was good and had a bowl of coffee..

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