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African Galleria

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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A touristy place

This is a craft gallery where all types of local curios and handicrafts are sold. There is a huge... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
KCJena900
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Mumbai, India
via mobile
New gallery still evolving

A wide selection of items to buy but prices were in most cases very high. However they are open to... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Cheryl Y
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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African Galleria is a professional gallery that deals in antiques, art, tribal art, Tanzanite and other gems, clothing, Maasai art, custom made jewelry (18k gold) and a lot more varieties of items, namely all assortment of carvings in Ebony, Rose...more
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Manyara Road, Mto wa Mbu, Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This is a craft gallery where all types of local curios and handicrafts are sold. There is a huge collection of artifacts, dress, wooden statues, masks etc. The tour drivers generally take you to such establishments. The display is good but the price is quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear kc j, It's always great to hear that you enjoyed the large variety of gifts and curios that we offer in our shop! We are happy to know that you appreciated the art displays, and hope you will visit again to experience our new...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

exellent gallery/curio shop en route to Arusha. we could have spent the entire day browsing among the locally produced and good good quality curious and art works. At the far end is an african tribal art gallery which is amazing and museum worthy. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear Delvin, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at the African Galleria! We appreciate your kinds words and support for out establishment. You're correct, we will soon be opening a Tanzanite Tour to introduce this beautiful and unique gemstone to...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

I really enjoyed my experience shopping at African Galleria while passing through the Manyara region. As someone who knows very little about jewelry and gems, the staff was incredibly helpful in finding me exactly what I was looking for in Tanzanite while still in my...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear KatKuhlmann, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We always appreciate our customers feedback, especially when you have thoroughly enjoyed your visit and take the time to share your experience with our future guests :) We hope you...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018

A wide selection of items to buy but prices were in most cases very high. However they are open to bargaining, and once you do the prices dropped dramatically. If you have the option to stop at the cultural heritage Center in Arusha, I highly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cheryl Y
J W, Media at African Galleria at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear Cheryl, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the large variety of gifts and curios that we offer in our shop! You are right that our staff are ready and willing to bargain :) The African bargaining experience is a story to be...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

This place is owned by Indians and my word, what a bad name they are giving to Indians. The place is on the way to Lake Manyara and catch for all tourist in that en route. The person who dealt with me, Ganesh just told...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

They had beautiful products in all price ranges. I purchased several items from carvings to linen and everything in between. The pricing was a little questionable, but I did get what I wanted. If you go, remember to negotiate.More

Date of experience: November 2017
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Lorigd, Thank you for visiting African Galleria and taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy to hear that you found what you were looking for, and hope you also enjoyed the traditional African market experience where you have the opportunity...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

I'm not one to write bad reviews, but I'm very sad with my experience here. We selected 10 cute stone hippos as souvenirs for our cousins. Once done we negotiated a price with one of the helpers at the shop. After coming to an agreement...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Manojah, We are very disappointed to hear of your experience while visiting our shop, and apologize for any mix up in the items that were delivered to you. If you are still in the area, we will be happy to exchange the wrong animals...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Our tour guides stopped here prior to us starting our safari with a ten minute tease telling us we would have two hours to shop on our way back. We really didn’t need two hours as it became apparent that the prices were very inflated...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Ransclan, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the coffee in our restaurant! We now have a beautiful coffee shop inside the galleria that you can enjoy as well. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our gallery and products. We do...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

What a shop. Every type of African nicknack you could require from a cheap fridge magnet to the most amazing ornaments costing plenty. Scarfs, bracelets, blankets, t-shirts you name it they sell it. Also the best toilet facilities outside a hotel/lodge. They also have an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear CarolFranklyn, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! And thank you for the kudos to our bathrooms! We appreciate your positive feedback, and are glad to hear you enjoyed our range of African art and curios. We hope you have...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't think we would have stumbled into such a beautiful store on the way to safari! Huge selection of beautiful handmade art, jewelry (affordable to high end) and souvenirs AND the best, cleanest bathrooms that we have found in Tanzania! There is also a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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J W, Media at African Galleria, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear Josh S, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review after your visit to African Galleria! It brings us great joy to know that you enjoyed your African Galleria experience. We take pride in keeping our facilities clean and...More

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Arts C
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I do not understand what exactly your question is, but yes the roof and restrooms of African Gallery has typically african paintwork.
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