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A must when you visit Kigali! There is so much to see that you can spent one or two hours easily... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautiful place!

You can’t be in Kigali and not visit Kimironko Market. The best way to get there is to use the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Forbes K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A must when you visit Kigali! There is so much to see that you can spent one or two hours easily there.

Thank alida01
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can’t be in Kigali and not visit Kimironko Market. The best way to get there is to use the motorbikes which will cost nothing more than 1000rwf and they can be found all over Kigali! We got to the market around 10am and already...More

Thank Forbes K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in other markets but this is different. It has everything, from raw fish to arts and crafts but it is narrow, dark and poorly illuminated (you can easily get lost) but does not felt worried about ir.

Thank Rodrigo O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a typical African city market. Everything you can imagine is unavailable. Do come here to buy some wonderful and colourful textiles--e.g. tablecloths, placemats and napkins. They are great value but remember, most of the material (and even many of the products) are imported...More

Thank kbr88
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love markets and meeting locals. But compared to Kabeza and/or Zinnia I found Kimironko a bit "in your face" - probably because all the guide books send you there rather than one of the other markets, so the "umucheruzi" are used to the "muzungu"....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kimironko market is a good place to get the real market experience! The market itself is huge, with tight aisles, and everything you could ever think of buying. We found some very cool souvenirs for good prices. It is a little hectic though, with everyone...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loaded with local stuffs it is a vibrant market. You do not need any local assistance to buy things here. While you may be overwhelmed by the offer for assistance from the time you try parking your vehicle, and yes you have to try quite...More

Thank sales566
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to experience a traditional market and mingle with the locals and this was a great place to do just that. The area may be a little daunting to those who are not happy with being asked by the locals for assistance but that...More

Thank EEE001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience with market in Kigali and let me tell you it was an awesome one! I found many things to bring back home and also had an excellent shirt made while in the market in about an hour! You can look...More

Thank JeremyB2194
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the visit to the Kimironko Market. Clean and good prices. My profound recommendation... take a local with you! You won’t regret it!

Thank Carolina G
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Response from Ruth117 | Reviewed this property |
I have only used RWF and would endorse the earlier comments about not flashing the cash. Keep your money in separate small amounts so you only have to take out some at a time.
12 July 2017|
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Response from Ralitsa_nbg | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions, however you'd get a better price if you pay in the local currency. Have fun!