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Reflects the life of Arusha

Like all African central markets , this market also shows the general life of the people and their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kc j
Mumbai, India
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Meat and grain market

Don't expect tourist stuff to take home, mostly it will be memories and smells that you will take... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
Nuremberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like all African central markets , this market also shows the general life of the people and their behaviour. A very interesting study of humanity. This market was quite crowded when we reached there. Our driver was a good guide. He showed us the varieties...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed March 18, 2018

A fascinating experience, a very colorful market, do not miss the "women's market", the local population is very nice, but there are quite a few people who stick to tourists and if you are at the beginning of the trip it is a less pleasant...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Don't expect tourist stuff to take home, mostly it will be memories and smells that you will take with you.

Thank DonCesar
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

This place is a terrible experience! You can't walk 2 feet without these young local guys harassing you non stop to be your guide for the market and will not take no for an answer unless you become very angry and rude to them. Some...More

2  Thank spinuzzi
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We went right as the market was opening, so that may have impacted our experience a bit. It seemed like an average market, a bit smaller than many of the others we have been to. No need to go unless you are nearby or have...More

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Having visited many market across the globe incl in the developing world, this one stands out as being extra memorable due to "3rd-world" nature of it (sorry for the phrasing there). You will see chickens in cages and tied together by their feet in bunches,...More

1  Thank joe1212
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Arusha Central market, as we were looking to buy some food and fruits and Spices all we found here, many people well coming you once you are entering to the market but careful for what you need and you can shop as you can, Hope...More

Thank Beka M
Reviewed May 3, 2017

What an amazing place to come and see every type of meat, fish, grains, pulses, fruit, veg and general hardware, clothes. The market traders are extremely welcoming and happy to explain their wares. We picked up a couple of guys as our tour guide around...More

1  Thank DXB_Traveller_2000
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

This market is the only one in Arusha where you can get fresh veggies at a good price be aware of the chickens / beef they trick you and gives you expired ones so avoid buying the meat and chickens.

1  Thank din s
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Great experience to see up close daily life in Tanzania. Colorful typical market with stalls of amazing products.

Thank jacques m
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YES, it is opened everyday; we went alone without any guide (dressed as Indian girls, of course) and there was no trouble at all
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