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Swaziland has a rich history, and provides a myriad of activities to suit each individual preference. But there is so much more to explore! Shops such as Traditional Swazi Craft Markets will definitely appeal to all. There are two traditional Swazi...more
When bringing groups through Mbabane, we always make sure to stop at Swazi craft market also known as The Mile. This is a bartering shopping experience so you never want to pay the first price given. One recommendation I give my groups is to never...More
Take the time to start at one end and walk through visiting all the vendors. Many have similar items, but then you'll find a hard-carved wooden animal, unique jewelry, beautiful African beads and even aprons I'd not seen anyplace else. The vendors need your support,...More
Not a lot of variation among the shops. Each shopkeeper insists she/he has made all the goods in their shop. Difficult to believe since each shop has very few unique items. I like the guy who carves soapstone figures while you watch. I believe him....More
I always brings tourists or groups on mission trips to this market. Perfect place for buying Swazi crafts or souvenirs! Now this market is located amongst all the Ezulwini hotels, so their prices are definitely higher than the Manzini market! But the quality is usually...More
The best place to buy souvenirs in a very cheap price. I also bought, 😊 a handmade art of an eSwatini lady, eSwatinis are very talented and you’ll be amazed to see how they are happy in their lives even while earning too low! Thumbs...More
On markets like these, you will find the typical tourist souvenirs that were made in China, in plastic or any other worthless material. Most tourists will buy there in order to support the local population who may need all the help they can get. From...More
If you want to see the real Swazi market. Its quite interesting to experience something new and real , Not the modern shopping like the retails shops that are franchises that are in each and every country.
Response from StanleyMthembu | Reviewed this property |
Had i have a photo of the item you are talking about,i can give you a correct answer.. Just to add on, MOST of the stuff sold at the Swazi market are proudly made by creative Swazis... yes we have other nationals like our... More
Had i have a photo of the item you are talking about,i can give you a correct answer.. Just to add on, MOST of the stuff sold at the Swazi market are proudly made by creative Swazis... yes we have other nationals like our Mozambican neighbors who also sell their wires there.