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Good Sunday morning visit

Good selection of curios/souvenirs and gifts from Zambia and DRC. Very pricey and for tourists in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dirk P
Lusaka, Zambia
Great deals

Many vendors to choose from - some with the identical items. If you enjoy bargaining - this is the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill R
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Arcades Mall, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Sunday market is a good place if one wants to buy gifts and items for the home. I strongly recommend Banda’s Gem trees who makes trees out of copper wire and different gemstones like amethyst, citrine, quartz, red garnet etc. Prices are reasonable but do...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good selection of curios/souvenirs and gifts from Zambia and DRC. Very pricey and for tourists in a hurry. If you have more time, look for cheaper tourist curios elsewhere. The positive is that you can buy all your gifts to take home in one location.

Thank Dirk P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many vendors to choose from - some with the identical items. If you enjoy bargaining - this is the place to be. Prices - once negotiated - are incredibly good. eg a kikoi in Kenya can cost you $25, a kikoi (from Kenya) sold here...More

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Its a good place to pass time on a Sunday. They have a good selection of clothes, jewelry, arts and crafts. The items cost a little more than expected but there is room to negotiate. You can go alone or have fun with family and...More

Thank sarah9S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I've been here twice bringing some friends visiting Zambia and they have enjoyed seeing many ethnic and creative things. It's a bit busy place but you'll surely find something that you can bring back as a souvenir. The prices are also worthy for the quality...More

1  Thank DringD2
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Love the atmosphere!! I was super excited with the many different items for sale. And just the creativity, it’s gone up in levels. Well done Zambia!

Thank Jay D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Its a busy market with many ethnic wares. They are a little pricey but convenience of getting a few items after doing some shopping or having a meal at one of the places at the Arcades shopping mall makes up for it. Its a good...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I visited this place twice on weekend. They have plenty of shops selling nice wooden stuffs but the mantra to buy stuff from the market is a good bargaining skills.

Thank NotesfromEgypt
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Completely enjoyed visiting this market. Lots of shops and you can bargain also. Wooden crafts are so good. Even jewellery items are well crafted. I bought a lot of stuff like necklace, vase, chair, pots and many more. Quality is very good and it does...More

Thank Sweksha T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

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 rantati7
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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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Response from barrets11 | Reviewed this property |
It starts around 11 am - Noon! Bring lots of cash!
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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