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Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery - CLOSED

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Art Gallery Nairobi

Once you visit Kenya/Nairobi, you must visit this Art Gallery too. Highly interesting, bought many... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Kochi (Cochin), India
Shopping for fine art in Nairobi

This art gallery is unique in that it offers items you would not find anywhere else done by native... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2015
Nairobi, Kenya
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8 Aug 2016
“The Hidden Trap Door”
13 Mar 2016
“Quite and deserted”
Since 1969 specializing in African Art in Kenya including Sculptures, Antiques, Batiks, Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Wall Hangings, Soapstone, Stone Works, Furniture, Fabrics, Home Decor, Engraved Glass, Engraved Crystal & more! AFRICA CULTURAL...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Unit 1 Wing B, Purvi House | Mpaka Road, Westlands, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 20 5249902
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Statues, and a very friendly Kamba-shop owner who gives big discounts to his friends. That's a bit it, definitely worth seeing, but forgotten as soon as one walks out the (hidden trap) door.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Nice place but very quite with very few art-facts and visitors. Located in rich Westlands, it should really try to improve.More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Sham K, Owner at Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2016

Hi, Thank you for your visit. Just wanted to respond to your comment and while we appreciate all comments, its important to put things into perspective. On your visit, you must have noticed the closing down signs which is the main reason we moved to...More

Reviewed 10 February 2016

Once you visit Kenya/Nairobi, you must visit this Art Gallery too. Highly interesting, bought many handicrafts items from there, which are filled in my living room at India (Cochin). You must visit this place to understand history/living cultures of Africa, especially Kenya & Nairobi.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

very good but a little bit pricy. So carry good cash when you get here but of course you are assured of quality

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This place has been around for almost 50 years and have a collection that is very unique. You can spend hours looking around and if you are an art lover, you will always find something you want to take home with you. One of the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

This art gallery is unique in that it offers items you would not find anywhere else done by native Africans using hard to find wood like ebony and mahogany. The pieces are one of a kind, a treasure you would love to keep for eternity,...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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