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Nice Place. Pricey Though

Lovely craft locally made pieces but quite expensive though especially if you are a foreigner. Go... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
LeNa N
The perfect one-stop shop for handicrafts, but need to seriously barter

If you are in the market for handicrafts, this is the perfect place to wander the stalls for an... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Rahul P
Jersey City, New Jersey
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“Rwanda Crafts and Souvenirs”
22 Jul 2018
“variety ”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rugunga, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is neatly presented but very pricey. The market was way much cheaper. A convenient place to get to by Taxi.

1  Thank katekay58
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Kaplaki is definitely an ideal space for shopping crafts and souvenirs you get struck by their varieties. Last visited in March

1  Thank GakwayaJunior
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Rwanda , now I live abroad now. I rate this place. Be ready to haggle. all in good humour. STAY AWAY from SHOP 22. they will take you to the cleaners and will be rude in the process. I don't think...More

1  Thank Ledocanglais
Reviewed 3 July 2018

All african crafts as one can imagine under one roof ,excellent place for genuine and authentic handicrafts but bargaining is of the essence here

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Best place in Kigali to visit in Kigali where you will enjoy art craft designs, pointing, good pictures, good view of different art craft

Thank Ismael N
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lovely craft locally made pieces but quite expensive though especially if you are a foreigner. Go ready to bargain. Got some lovely pieces. Visited March 2017

2  Thank LeNa N
Reviewed 28 February 2017

If you are in the market for handicrafts, this is the perfect place to wander the stalls for an hour or two and pretty much cover all of your shopping with a large variety of different items from paintings to figurines to what I was...More

6  Thank Rahul P
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The market is just for tourists. Even with haggling, the prices are still higher than other markets like Kimironko. I've found the shop owners unlikely to go more than 20% off, while that still leaves things above market. That said, it is still a convenient...More

1  Thank wonderlust234
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of the places sell the same items but it is worth looking around; you can check the prices in different stalls and some items are slightly different! Don't be afraid to barter!

Thank AdventuresAndTravel
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Caplaki is a craft village with shops arranged in colourful huts around a central courtyard. There is a lot of variety in new and vintage items. Wooden carvings such as nativity scenes, wooden toys, animal carvings, beautifully executed. Colourful cotton fabrics made into dresses, sunhats...More

Thank David H
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17 January 2017|
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Response from SolihullRichard | Reviewed this property |
Cash would be best as I didn't see anyone taking cards and I suspect would be more appropriate for haggling. In terms of how much to take it depends on what you want to buy but aim to keep your cash secure
Kevin B
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Response from LizaF212 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Kaplaki opens Sunday around 11 am yes even before. Thanks