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Namibia Craft Centre

40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 242 222
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Authentic Namibian crafts, lots to choose from

if you are looking for a wide range of authentic handicrafts that are actually locally made, this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Annierobv
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Coffe shop

We start with a local coffee, a sandwich and after a visit to the craft shops... we spent a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leonel G
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
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+264 61 242 222
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

if you are looking for a wide range of authentic handicrafts that are actually locally made, this is the place! this spacious multi stalled facility has almost everything. from ostrich shell jewelry, to wooden carved animals, to hand printed fabrics, this is the place to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We start with a local coffee, a sandwich and after a visit to the craft shops... we spent a nice hour

1  Thank Leonel G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for gifts from Namibia you'll find it here, they've got many different shops and several places to eat.

1  Thank mosioatunya
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

If you like handmade crafts then this is the place to explore. From wooden crafts to beads, clothes and lots in between You can pay with a credit card so no need to draw cash. The market also has a cafe for coffee and snacks...More

1  Thank Rya-Mari M
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a place to see for any tourist in visiting Windhoek. Almost everything available to either buy or see. The traditional craft collections are quite impressive. Good restaurants and bars with nice foods and drinks.

1  Thank Edosa O
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

It is in the middle of town and really a must go to get authentic presents for friends and family. It also supports the local community in general and utilizes an old brewery building- nice character.

1  Thank Luise M. C. D
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I usually get disappointed and annoyed when I go to craft markets in Africa, nowdays. The vendors keep running after you and pressing you to buy which always ends up with me running out as quick as I can!! So, visiting the Namibia Craft Centre...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Wow! This was great. Situated in an old brewery this market has a lot to offer. We have spent more than an hour in here and did not even eat or drink something in the restaurant also situated inside. A definite place to visit with...More

1  Thank Roelof_4x4Medic
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

I went there looking for guys to take back home and o was really impressed by this place. It's not as large as some Asian count it's really well setup. It's best and the goods are well presented. The people don't crowd you. The selection...More

1  Thank Magatho M
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited this craft market under the advice of friends who live in Windhoek. We found something new around every corner. All made right in Namibia by local artisans. The nice thing is that prices were fixed so you didn't have to haggle with each...More

1  Thank Docaluci
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Joyce W
April 21, 2018|
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Response from Shareen T | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed response. Yes we do accept all major credit cards at the Craft Centre. Thank you
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Hilary Nonofo M
December 13, 2016|
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Response from Namartcraft | Property representative |
Absolutely no charge!
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Lincy R
July 16, 2015|
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Response from Namartcraft | Property representative |
Hi Lincy, Somehow I missed this question Weekdays: 09:00 - 17:30 Weekends and public holidays: 09:00 - 13:30
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