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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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  • Had best meal in Kenya here, ordered the Zanzibar Fish and carrot soup. Outdoor seating in a very pleasant environment with good service. As mentioned by others a bit more pricey than most places in N...  more »
  • I liked getting away from all of the haggling and crowds. Prices were fair and there are guilty goods  more »
  • Many small shops under one roof. You can find all kind of local crafts. I am not sure price are lower than local markets but its clean and tidy.  more »
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