Botswanacraft, Gaborone

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Look for traditional souvenirs at Botswanacraft, the capital's biggest handicraft emporium. Choose from a variety of weavings, pottery, baskets, and wood carvings. Pause to notice a metal sculptural installation depicting a family of zebras outside the shop next to the road. Founded in 1970 with the aim to boost the rural handicraft industry, the company today directly employs more than 40 local artisans and imports wooden masks, jewelry, and textiles from developing countries of southern Africa, including Mali and Congo. Taste some of the traditional Tswana dishes at a courtyard restaurant. To visit Botswanacraft on your trip to Gaborone, use our Gaborone online vacation planner .
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  • Took 7 students from my school in the UK for a bit of shopping and then lunch in the restaurant. A really pleasant experience and would certainly visit the restaurant again.  more »
  • The biggest collection of Bitswana crafts I have seen. Got everything I wanted there and more. Only wish we had bothered to stop there before.  more »
  • When you just visited Gaborone, try Botswana Craft for its unique artifacts, hand crafts and different traditional tswana cuisines including bream (Fish). The service was good.  more »
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  • Nice place in Gaborone to try ethnic food and enjoy local dance. Came as a part of conference group and venue is spacious and food was delicious. Missed on gift shop as we arrived close to 7pm. Conference organizers invited local ethnic dance group and this sealed the day. Good food and nice entertainment-best mix ever
  • Craft and artsy, curio gift shop, restaurant and concert venue. Shop is great for getting Botswana ethnic gifts and mementos. Restaurant offers some nice traditional food options. Service at restaurant can be sluggish at times. Nice concert and party venue.
  • Lots of great artsy and practical items that make unique gifts or to get for yourself! I still have a couple items from the store, and seeing them reminds me of the incredible experiences I had while in Botswana.
  • excellent place to buy gifts items in Botswana. you should never miss this place while in Gaborone ,Botswana. Also the café adjoining is Brilliant.
  • Experience Botswana culture with various artifacts and African cuisine. Great entertainment sessions from time to time
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