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Swazi Art & Craft

Main Road, Mbabane H100, Swaziland
268 416 5000
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Another market outlet, another wobbly roof

Whilst it is admirable that artists are offered an outlet for their goods, if you have seen one you... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2017
kdgarlipp
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Pretoria, South Africa
good to see, as anything better is available there around

We spent one day crossing Swaziland from kruger to Isimangaliso. Reading guides, it looked like... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2016
Paolo P
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Florence, Italy
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Swaziland has a rich history, and provides a myriad of activities to suit each individual preference. Experience Swazi arts and crafts by spending a half-day visiting the variety of markets in Ezulwini Mantenga, Mlilwane and Malkerns, including the unique Candle Factory. An alternative route can be taken via Ezulwini Valley up to Mbabane City, Motshane and the Ngwenya Glass Factory where one can see the Swazi glass blowers exercising their skills.
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May 11, 2017
“Another market outlet, another wobbly roof”
Aug 12, 2016
“good to see, as anything better is available there around”
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Main Road, Mbabane H100, Swaziland
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268 416 5000
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

Whilst it is admirable that artists are offered an outlet for their goods, if you have seen one you have seen all. Prices are fixed, but you can haggle. Quality ??

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed August 12, 2016

We spent one day crossing Swaziland from kruger to Isimangaliso. Reading guides, it looked like Swaziland was a very nice place, with several interesting things to be done. To my assessment, one day is even more than that places deserves, you can easily skip that...More

Thank Paolo P
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed shopping and looking at the crafts because many of them were hand made by the locals. There were some unique items that I did not see in some of the other markets that I visited in South Africa.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great Curio Shopping experience.Variety of crafts made by the local people of Swaziland.Found the prices to be fair and good value for money.

1  Thank ssfariguy
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Their selection is nice, and some of the crafts are being made in front of you, but there are many other shops which have the same selection for less. If Swazi Candle is the only stop you are making, then you should shop here as...More

Thank Nicholus S
Reviewed August 7, 2015

The place to go if you want to buy art craft in Swaziland. Variaty of products and good prices aswell.

1  Thank lancista
Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a typical "African arts and crafts market" The main attraction is the Swazi candle 'factory'. Candles of a myriad shapes and sizes are made here with some made on site, although the main factory is someway away. If you are in Swaziland it...More

1  Thank Clive V
Reviewed May 3, 2014

A great range, real friendly stall holders with plenty to see. We purchased a number of items which seemed to be reasonably priced.

Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Just seems to be al that they have going for them. Some really good work spent some dollars for the hard wo.rk of been an artist craftsman craftwomen

1  Thank vANislanderBc
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Unfortunately it was raining when we were there so all the outdoor vendors were closed, but there were still enough shops to buy goodies. Our favorite was the Swazi candles, such beautiful designs, and the baobab batik is stunning. The café makes delicious food, so...More

1  Thank kimbaj
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Robinshar
September 24, 2015|
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Response from ssfariguy | Reviewed this property |
Was called Gone Rural on Maladela farm.Also see House on fire.Hope this helps.
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Ton J
August 16, 2015|
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Response from Clive V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, No they tend to change their prices at whim and to try to explain to them re what candles you bought over the phone could be problematic. But the best way is to phone
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