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tight squeeze all around

A bit nerve racking experience going through the market and everyone[well almost] in your face... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peggy M
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
Souvenir Shopping place

This is the place to buy all of your souvenirs while in Kigali. You can get the Rwandan baskets... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angie k
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kigali, Rwanda
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"african market"
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"woven baskets"
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"nice market"
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"locals shop"
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"beans"
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"souvenir shopping"
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"beautiful fabrics"
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"worth a visit"
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"few hours"
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"take pictures"
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"vendors"
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"trinkets"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit nerve racking experience going through the market and everyone[well almost] in your face trying to get you to buy from them.Great choice of things available.

Thank Peggy M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the place to buy all of your souvenirs while in Kigali. You can get the Rwandan baskets, kitenge and paintings for family and friends back home. Be sure to haggle the price thoroughly, as it can come down to a third the initial...More

Thank Angie k
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of little booths selling similar items that you can take home to friends and family to prove you thought of them while you were in Africa. Not exactly my taste but it will fit someone's bill. Don't hesitate to bargain

Thank InternationalKG
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to pickup souvenirs. It is a series of stalls, each selling their own stuff. Some stalls sell largely the same stuff but keep walking as you'll find even more stuff the more you explore. We bought a lot and found it the best...More

Thank TorontoBloorTravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like going to the Kimironko market - they sell very fresh vegetables and fruits in a wide selection. You can also get meat, fish and lots of other things. The location is a little far from the city center.

Thank Alexander R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice interesting market in central Kigali. The market is primarily based on fruit, vegetables and textiles, and especially the food section was impressive in size and produce on offer. Not too pushy sales people but absolutely a bustling experience still.

Thank FamJensenNorway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this local African market, clean and safe but crowded and sometimes claustrophobic. An amazing array of items for locals and tourists alike, lots of locally made woven items and kitenge, local fabric in 3 metre lengths. Find a a stall holder with good...More

Thank Mandy H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, so bartering won't actually net you any money, but it might help you save some--and it's totally expected/accepted at Kimironk, where vendors sell everything from fabrics to nerf football-sized avocados. It's busy on Saturdays, and a fun place to interact with the locals, work...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since my bag was left with the Airlines, I visited the market and found some good stuff and the reasonable price

Thank ZaimJee
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

going to shop from this market is interesting, one place to find anything you need.(clothes, food stuffs, name it). only one thing, its crowded and some parts of t smell badly. but its nice

Thank Asclaretours
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sk888888
26 February 2018|
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Response from Ruth117 | Reviewed this property |
I have only used RWF and would endorse the earlier comments about not flashing the cash. Keep your money in separate small amounts so you only have to take out some at a time.
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jujannottingham
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Response from Ralitsa_nbg | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions, however you'd get a better price if you pay in the local currency. Have fun!
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