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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...more
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
All reviews under one roof one stop shop african art for sale souvenir shopping wood carvings nice market leather goods nice collection several levels definite place to visit local artisans street side pleasant place nice coffee shop interesting items capital city
We visited twice during our stay in Windhoek and purchased lots of nice little gifts to take home however our latest visit earlier today was blighted by a pick pocket who stole a mobile phone from my husbands pocket. Yes we should know better but...More
Date of experience: February 2019
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ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019
Thank you for your review. We are aware of pick pockets and our sales staff remain alert to identify and remove them, however, some unfortunately do slip in at times.
We will continue to put mechanisms in place to keep our customers and their goods...More
I didn't feel comfortable visiting this small craft market where you see the same things everywhere, and the partially naked women with their babies. I did it in 5 minutes looking at the ground.More
Date of experience: February 2019
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ShareenT16, Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019
At the Namibia Craft Centre, which is the main building in the Old Breweries Complex, we do not have naked women or babies. They are usually sitting in the small market which is next to our building, but is not part of our...More
ART, craft and souvenir sellers are ever present in cities and larger towns all over Africa. They ply their wares, usually the artistic creations of others, often from neighbouring countries, on the roadside, on sidewalks or at open markets.
Bargaining prices is the order of...More
Date of experience: November 2018
ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018
Thank you for your comprehensive, wonderful and thoughtful review. With the support of customers like you, we are able to constantly improve our service and make our job at the Craft Centre much easier.
We trust that you have enjoyed your visit to...More
The Namibia Craft Centre area has at least six stores offering many treasures. You can find magnets, keychains, jewelry, fabric items, clothing, coats, purses, toys, porcupine quills, semi-precious stones, books, posters, nativity sets, bowls, wall hangings, skins, and so much more. I visited the area...More
The Craft Center in central Windhoek is a great place to pick up souveneirs. It is well laid out and clean. There is a wide variety of items for sale:jewelry,wood carvings, books, t-shirts, etc. Prices are good and there is no high pressure sales tactics.
Whenever we want to buy local craft, this is our preferred place. In piece and without the constant dazzle by merchants one can compare and select the best there is for a good fixed price. For those in our group that are a bit tired...More