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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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  • Save space in your luggage! Wonderful selections from a variety of artisans. Prices are fixed but reasonable. 
    Save space in your luggage! Wonderful selections from a variety of artisans. Prices are fixed but reasonable.  more »
  • 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
    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 »

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