Shopping in Zanzibar Island

Best Shopping & Malls in Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Shopping in Zanzibar Island

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  • roma
    9 contributions
    These guys stole my heart. They are honest and frank and kind people. I'd like to hang out with them in my free time and speak about art, life and everything.
    Written 28 February 2021
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  • Myst
    Zagreb, Croatia101 contributions
    Really great tour with pro guide, you can see a lot of plants and our guide was nice and informative. If you stay in Zanzibar, it’s a must. Special praise to the guys Salim and Bosco. Highly recommended.
    Written 3 August 2022
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  • andrewsoj
    Kampala, Uganda8 contributions
    We were waking by Hurumzi Street, tired and had a lot of language but this mini Market provided a convenient stop over to rest and make a quip pick of essential daily use items, drinks, chocolate and biscuits.
    Written 2 June 2019
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  • Tas G
    Athens, Greece1,292 contributions
    Is an African traditional market where you can find anything you want in very good prices. A place where all sellers come to trade their goods. Everywhere you see there are colours and smells. Many fruits and vegetables, meats and fish and many other goods.
    It is usually very crowded especially on sundays and a little bit dirty.
    Is something that you are not familiar with but worth a lot a vist to see the tradition and the culture.
    Spice corners are full of amazing smells and colours
    Written 15 January 2021
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  • Patricia P
    4 contributions
    By accident we stumbled upon this wonderful art gallery in Zanzibar. Hellen,who is an absolute delight,was very helpful with picking out some art work for us. We finally decided on a"Tingatinga Animal" print. This is a must visit.
    Written 28 July 2019
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  • Beachfanatic
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates12 contributions
    This is a very unique artistic place.
    The henna paintings are equisite! The ladies are extremely talented using this painting technique.

    I have purchased one of their artworks and wish had a bigger luggage to take more!

    They also do body henna painting in store, so I had my hand done.

    A must visit place if one loves art.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • CarloFedeli
    Monaco121 contributions
    Selling the usual prints and designs that vendors will try and sell you on the beach. Honestly nothing new or exceptional about it, if not that it is sheltered in case of rain. Not quite the sort of "gallery" you'd expect. Still one of the nicest huts in Nungwi village though.
    Written 31 March 2018
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  • Mark O
    Stockholm, Sweden637 contributions
    The architecture and people of Zanzibar are wonderful to photograph and Stone town is worth staying at least 2 nights before heading for the most amazing beaches.
    Written 18 May 2016
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  • Jay S
    Mumbai, India51 contributions
    Nice little space in one of the alleyways. It sells handmade products, handicrafts, paintings and soaps. Bought 2 soaps which were elegantly wrapped in handmade paper and smelt nice.
    Written 29 January 2018
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  • Rosario_it
    Belgium1,827 contributions
    The beautiful which hosts the Cultural Arts Gallery it's quite attractive because it has been restored preserving the old structure.
    The exposition itself it's not very interesting but it's agreable enough to spend some time.
    Written 12 October 2019
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  • Tizia B
    Arusha, Tanzania5 contributions
    We had an excellent experience at Aromas of Zanzibar. The owner is very friendly and helpful and their outstanding products are amazing
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    If you walk through stone town you see the same products & designs everywhere but this shop and the owner are innovative and creative.
    And the atmosphere is very nice.
    If you are in Stone Town pass by there, support their work and get yourself one or two nice Kitenge items!
    Written 1 September 2022
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  • Phil S
    16 contributions
    Snorkling experience in Mnemba island!
    Thanks a lot for another super experience.
    Our driver Assad has been suoer friendly from hotel pick up, helping us on the boat and always informativ on our questions

    A bit of windy times to spot the dolphins at first but we managed to before getting blown away by the beauty of Mnemba surroundings.

    Crystal clear water

    A+++++ experience, from start to bottom

    Thks!
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • Melome96
    28 contributions
    This is an amazing store with a super interesting owner/ coin master ;)
    We really loved so many pieces and it took us forever to decide which ones to buy. The coin-necklaces are so beautiful and unique - and for a great price. We are so happy to have found this amazing store and recommend it whole-heartedly!
    Written 25 May 2022
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  • NasheFlavian
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates10 contributions
    One of the best gift shops in Stone town. Unlike other shops in Stone town Zivansh has a selection of unique gifts and customized t-shirt. What however sets this shop apart and make it the best is the service. Their customer service is compared to non - we where welcomed by Rev and her assistant and will definitely be back to pick up some more stuff.
    Written 26 September 2022
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  • Abel N
    4 contributions
    Best shop in stonetown! They have a super nice selection of bags for reasonable prices and good quality. Also: really relaxt staff, so that your shopping experience is really calm. We bought some wonderful gifts for friends and family back home!
    Written 16 July 2021
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