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Sunday Crafts Market

Arcades Mall, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Interesting local crafts

Its a good place to pass time on a Sunday. They have a good selection of clothes, jewelry, arts and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sarah9S
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Lusaka, Zambia
Bring some souvenir home

I've been here twice bringing some friends visiting Zambia and they have enjoyed seeing many ethnic... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Dring D
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Arcades Mall, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

Thank Dring D
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Timo R
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 9 August 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
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Reviewed 12 July 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

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cwozambia2
25 March 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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2 September 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
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