Maasai market Nairobi Reviews
Beautiful purely kenyan items Mar 25, 2011
Maasai market is definitely one of my favorite places to go shop for African handicrafts in Nairobi. I love African jewelleries, my friends and I have made it a sacred ritual to go to Maasai market to buy their to die for accessories.
Its a must visit for anyone who is visiting Nairobi. Maasai market is a collection of thousands of traders who sell Kenyan handmade paintings, drawings, carvings, curios, jewelleries, African materials, garments and many more items.
The Maasai market moves around Nairobi and is held in various locations in the city on different days. These are the current venues:
1. Tuesdays-the Maasai market goes to the Westgate shopping mall in Westland’s on the upper parking lot.
2. Fridays-the Maasai market goes to the village market on the upper parking lot.
3. Saturday’s and Sunday -the village market goes to downtown Nairobi on the high court parking lot.
The Maasai market is open from 8am -5pm, you can also find it at the galleria mall on Sunday’s. If you’re not sure about the dates you can enquire about current venues and dates from the hotel information desk or taxi driver.
The Maasai market has a collection of very beautiful and purely African items that you will simply want to buy for your friends, loved ones or yourself. The traders are very friendly, customer oriented and cheerful. Most of the can speak good English so communication will be easy.
TIP: the prices are not fixed you can always bargain into getting a better deal.
I love shopping at the MAASAI MARKET, am sure you will love it too.
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Nairobi May 05, 2011
Nairobi is a wonderful place to visit best place to eat is either Choupati or Haandi both Indian restaurants , i am not saying it because i am Indian but because they r really good. Night life is awesome,beware of hookers, must go to Msai Mara. it is extension of Jungles of Tanzania separated by Serengeti river .Migration of animals take place between Kenya and Tanzania and animals have to cross Serengeti river so crocodiles have feast. Must carry water with u as it is costly in jungles, nearby is Msai tribe. Son of present chief is my close friend and he speaks English,before quoting me check that if wrist watch on his hand is functional or not if it is not (which is highly possible as it is duplicate)then dont quote me ,he will make u hostage , if it is functional then u can always say i am friend of guy who gifted u this watch. dont join them for dance they will make u jump a lot , just watch it.finally Best of luck with ur journey