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City Market

Koinange St, City Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 weeks ago
“Interesting place for souvenirs ”
23 Jun 2017
“For goat meat, go to Mucene's”
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Koinange St, City Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small market. It appears that there are two markets on Saturday. Not sure which one I was in. Lots of colorful items to see and choose from. I would suggest compare prices before you buy. People here are nice. Love calling you...More

Thank Rolf C
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

One stop shop (market) for all your body and soul needs. Offers choma experience for those who dare to dare. The fresh fish and meat market is also very popular for its affordability and relatively good hygiene standards. While there you can shop around for...More

Thank Jackson M
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very happening place in Nairobi and if you are a tourist you must go to this market and roam the streets around it including the Town Center. But be very careful, try your absolute best to not look like a tourist, and...More

4  Thank Fatema B
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

For a plate of quick, affordable goat meat with Ugali, look for Mucene's. Love the joint. The meal is so good.

Thank Njui
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

the place is nice but expensive, i negotiate hard to buy some souvenirs, but it is very nice and i bought many.

1  Thank MOHAMED O
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We visited the city market on a Tuesday afternoon. We pretty much stuck to the souvenir shops as we were heading on safari the next day and didn't need any fresh food. The market was very quiet; I did not feel mobbed or swarmed at...More

Thank melissassm
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

There only two stands for sea fish, the one on the corner is the best, alive crabs in season, and great variety of sea fish, Tuna, Salmon, Kinfish, Sardines, Red and White Smaper, etc. Avoid the Tilapia in the middle of the patio, and take...More

Thank Carlos S
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Go Go Go! This is a market where you can barter for your goods and pick up some really nice souvenirs and gifts from your time in Kenya. We found that the bags and sandals were quite well made and strong, very impressive with intricate...More

3  Thank Rebecca082
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you want to dive deep into the african way of life - best spot to be. Bought some superb old african masks for a good price. Just stay cool - look around and get the feel of Africa. We felt safe, but I still...More

1  Thank dive_instructor_nic
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

This market is one for the experienced and strong person. The moment you enter the gate you are practically mobbed. You get no space to look around. In the end we must have had ten or twelve people following us up and down the small...More

2  Thank PrincessJax7
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Ernie240
11 August 2017|
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Response from Njui | Reviewed this property |
Or you can walk using google maps. It is less than 3km by my guesstimation.
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