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Lots of Similar Stalls, A Few Unique Finds

I recommend going here at the beginning of your trip to get a feel for the types of products you... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Scott B
Westbury, New York
Nice Place. Pricey Though

Lovely craft locally made pieces but quite expensive though especially if you are a foreigner. Go... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
LeNa N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course it’s a tourist trap, of course the prices have to be negotiated, of course it’s mostly the same things from one place to an other. But if you take your time and look carefully, you will find some very interesting things, made in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot to get your souvenirs and gifts. Unfortunately they really do over price things hence i have included a pricing guide to help. Key rings: 500-1000 franks depending on type- drum key rings are 500 Decorative plates: 5000-15000 depending on style...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I recommend going here at the beginning of your trip to get a feel for the types of products you may find in Rwanda and the prices which are charged here (take notes so you remember). I took pics texted them to myself with stall...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Scott B
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The place is neatly presented but very pricey. The market was way much cheaper. A convenient place to get to by Taxi.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank katekay58
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Kaplaki is definitely an ideal space for shopping crafts and souvenirs you get struck by their varieties. Last visited in March

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gakwaya J
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Rwanda , now I live abroad now. I rate this place. Be ready to haggle. all in good humour. STAY AWAY from SHOP 22. they will take you to the cleaners and will be rude in the process. I don't think...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ledocanglais
Reviewed July 2, 2018

All african crafts as one can imagine under one roof ,excellent place for genuine and authentic handicrafts but bargaining is of the essence here

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Best place in Kigali to visit in Kigali where you will enjoy art craft designs, pointing, good pictures, good view of different art craft

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ismael N
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Lovely craft locally made pieces but quite expensive though especially if you are a foreigner. Go ready to bargain. Got some lovely pieces. Visited March 2017

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank LeNa N
Reviewed February 28, 2017

If you are in the market for handicrafts, this is the perfect place to wander the stalls for an hour or two and pretty much cover all of your shopping with a large variety of different items from paintings to figurines to what I was...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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January 17, 2017|
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Response from SolihullRichard | Reviewed this property |
Cash would be best as I didn't see anyone taking cards and I suspect would be more appropriate for haggling. In terms of how much to take it depends on what you want to buy but aim to keep your cash secure
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Response from LizaF212 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Kaplaki opens Sunday around 11 am yes even before. Thanks