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Utamaduni Craft Centre, Nairobi

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Browse through a variety of African arts and crafts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, a fixed-price mini-shopping center centered on souvenirs. Some 18 shops offer antiques, wood carvings, bronze pieces, various fabrics, beaded glassware, Kenyan kiondo baskets, bags, soapstone, and antique African silver and gold jewelry. Don't miss the Masai design shops, the large array of khangas and kikoys, and crafts made by former street children of Nairobi. Created by Kenya-born British anthropologist Richard Leakey, the center supports various artists all over Kenya and features a tranquil garden serving refreshments and light meals. You can also purchase postcards, Lamu furniture, and African music. Make Utamaduni Craft Centre a centerpiece of your Nairobi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nairobi trip itinerary builder.
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  • We shopped here our last day in Kenya. Several shops with a huge selection of products. You can get all of your shopping done here easily. The prices are set, although they did negotiate some in the....  more »
  • Took a shopping tour and this was the best stop by far. The prices are set and very fair and the goods are simply beautiful and authentic. Highly recommend! There is also a nice cafe to park your...  more »
  • We have visited this art center and restaurant and it was interesting.The restaurant has an indoor and outdoor seating making it an ideal place for meeting and enjoying craft and art that this place.....  more »

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