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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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