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Swazi Curios shopping

Lots of curios to choose from, friendly vendors and the right place to get gifts and handmade... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Nosipho N
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Mbabane, Eswatini (Swaziland)
Tourist should see it

City council should spend money to bring this place 21 century, looks like still on the 17 century... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Jordisolaris
via mobile
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Allister Miller Street, Mbabane H100, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Lots of curios to choose from, friendly vendors and the right place to get gifts and handmade beaded jewelry. Its where the locals shop to.

Thank Nosipho N
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

City council should spend money to bring this place 21 century, looks like still on the 17 century. fruit and veg shops outside are shags made out wood and plastic covers. inside is dark and dirty very chaotic.

Thank Jordisolaris
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Whilst this sort of market is acceptable in Africa, its appearance does not attract nor foster confidence. Items are varied but the same is offered all over Swaziland. Quality doubtful.

1  Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A very cool market, sells food vegetables n fruits most of all local crafts... you must gone see the locals here, and barter over products as folks do this, ask to take photos and pay locals a bit of cash. All there crafts are handmade...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

As much as I am a local, this is sub standard. It just needs a reconstruction fit for both a capital city and a tourist place. Parking is sometimes a pain in the neck and honestly there is nothing much to see let alone to...More

2  Thank Tami N
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful market, I loved the market and the product they were selling. Make sure to buy the fruits, very tasty...and don't go on a Sunday, you'll only find few ladies selling there.

Thank Hellen M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place has always been a "must visit" on any trip to Swazi. There are an incredible array of crafts on show form soapstone figurines of every description through to intricately woven textiles and kitchen ware, masks and general curios. It can be a little...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

So many things to see and wonderful opportunities to visit with the local people. Great deals if you enjoy bartering.

1  Thank cckraft
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The traditional markets are a great place to get chatting to the locals. The traditional materials are still being used to create innovative designs to appeal to both international and local markets. Beautiful jewelry made by the local women has been used as traditional cultural...More

1  Thank Old S
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Swaziland is just beautiful. Serenly nestled in the mountains the drive from Mozambique is picuresque. Enjoyed it immensely. The town is clean, the people friendly and it is very safe. Look forward to another visit.

1  Thank ChaChalie
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