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Traditional Swazi Craft Markets

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Address: Main Road, Mbabane H100, Swaziland
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268 416 5000
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Swaziland has a rich history, and provides a myriad of activities to suit...

Swaziland has a rich history, and provides a myriad of activities to suit each individual preference. But there is so much more to explore! Shops such as Traditional Swazi Craft Markets will definitely appeal to all. There are two traditional Swazi craft markets close by - one at the Royal Swazi Sun's entrance, and another along the main road, next to the Ezulwini Sun.

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Lovely place

One of the best places to buy traditional things at a very reasonable price. The people are friendly and always ready to negotiate especially when buying lots of things

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
Dede V
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Put a nice coffee shop there and may be people will flog there. At the moment is dead. Place does not seem to follow any organization or maintenance plan. Is a shame cause is in a nice area in Ezulwini

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Thank Jordisolaris
Mbabane, Swaziland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The place is attractive in that there are so many wares. It has a parking bay for visitors. There are a variety of hand crafts there. I liked almost everything there. Visitors can bring with them cameras and other stuff they wish to bring. One can stay for a long time there.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We went there just to see what's was going on. There is a big area of stalls from which the sell mostly all the same stuff you will find everywhere in Swaziland.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Nice variety of crafts on offer. The clothes and art are very courlorful. The art craft people extremely friendly as well

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to buy traditional things at a very reasonable price. The people are friendly and always ready to negotiate especially when buying lots of things

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1 Thank Dede V
Mbabane, Swaziland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

There is always a variety of collectibles to be bought a the market from beads to crafts made of wood, grass and cloth. Some functional and others decorative. For those who would love to take a piece of Swaziland back. Prices are generally similar but the vendors will compete for your attention.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and were delighted to walk and shop a little after we were done eating. The market had some unique items along with many of the standard souvenirs.

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Thank Ramadama
Comayagua, Honduras
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I love Swazi baskets and this market is the place to get them and get them at a great price. Most everything else in the market is standard southern African market wares. Many of the vendors had much of the same things which helps in the bartering but makes them a bit pushy because they don't want you to move... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This is the place to go if you are looking for a large selection and good prices. The shop keepers can be pushy at times, but you can usually negotiate good deals for what you want.

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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

The place to go if you want to buy art craft in Swaziland. Variaty of products and good prices aswell.

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