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Sunday Crafts Market

Arcades Mall, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Small area in Archades parking lot - more behind Protea hotel

Mostly African curios - you can get better quaility items is South Africa. It is however... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Timo R
Helsinki, Finland
Bargain ,bargain.........

There are two locations for Sunday market now.There are few stalls in parking lot of Arcade mall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Arcades Mall, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mostly African curios - you can get better quaility items is South Africa. It is however interesting to browse through the area. At noon there were just a few people around.

Thank Timo R
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two locations for Sunday market now.There are few stalls in parking lot of Arcade mall and many more on other side opposite Protea hotel. We went early around 8AM and they were still setting up the stalls.We walked around and found that the...More

Thank pragati9
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Marvellous open air market well placed for a weekend afternoon curios shopping. With a variety of artefacts depicting warm African tradition and culture. Perfect leisure resort for crafts shoppers looking for the unmistakable Zambian hospitality.

Thank Chikumbi C
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I had my car broken into at the new parking lot opposite Protea. It has been a shame since they moved from the under renovation Arcades. Beware

1  Thank A Rajan P
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

The Lusaka Sunday Craft Market at the East Park Mall has moved. It is now just 1000m or so to the West. It's just across the street from the Protea Hotell. As few know about the new location, there is little traffic. So a good...More

2  Thank 70Travler42
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Went there expecting to be hounded, but to my surprise they let you look at the goods and if you want it you can then batter for it. Friendly people and very polite great little market for a hot or so visit.

1  Thank Tim H
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Whenever I travel to Zambia, I always try to fly in on a weekend, so I can go to the Arcades Sunday Crafts Market before traveling to Kabwe. I buy so many awesome things there to take back to friends in the USA, and to...More

1  Thank internationalmama
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This Market brings people from all over the global to enjoy the Zambian hospitality and culture. People buy gifts made in Zambia for their loved ones within and outside Zambia at a very affordable price. The more you interact with Zambians from 10 provinces of...More

1  Thank Clement S
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to kill a few hours when not working and want to relax, lots of things to see, from the stalls to the shops and kids playing

Thank Charlie K
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Typical Sunday market - lots of stuff, some worth looking at, some not. Not sure as to prices as didn't buy anything

Thank Bob S
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March 25, 2017|
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Response from Stockholmer_67 | Reviewed this property |
I am not quite sure what your question is. Have they started construction work since I was there in November 2016?
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September 2, 2016|
Response from barrets11 | Reviewed this property |
It starts around 11 am - Noon! Bring lots of cash!
August 27, 2016|
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Response from karenjayne61 | Reviewed this property |
It is more than not there when it is a public holiday. So over Easter it can be there from Easter Friday to Easter Monday. Also bank holidays it can often be found. The markets consists of all curios, plants, dresses... More