Art Galleries in Zanzibar City

THE 5 BEST Zanzibar City Art Galleries

Art Galleries in Zanzibar City

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  • Beachfanatic
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates13 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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  • 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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  • Simon A
    4 contributions
    A great place with great salesmen!
    Not too pushy, but behaving as they should upon a customer. They offered many paintings for a good price, and we were very satisfied.
    Written 27 November 2022
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  • Jay S
    Mumbai, India52 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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  • Hanna Lee
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates13 contributions
    When I've entered East Africa Merchants the atmosphere was welcoming. Scent of spices spread all over the shop, great selection of products were displayed thoughtfully and carefully. Above all, the lady who welcomed me with a warm smile knew the products inside out which made my shopping experience even better. I am a big fan of products with stories.

    I wanted to buy a bracelet by Lithos but at that time they didn't have the design that I wanted and she said she'll keep me posted. She kept her promise. I am very happy with my Tanzanite bracelet which will remind me of the story of Tanzanite and my stay in Zanzibar.

    Thank you for your kindness and for an unusual experience which is rare to feel in the shop!
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • Esther T
    2 contributions
    Zanzibar has the prettiest souvenirs, when looking for a souvenir or a gift ,zivansh is your go to shop. A place where you can be sure the products aren't 'made in china' ( like many tourist shops products are) but all is locally produced, empowering the women of the country.
    Get your zawadi (gift) or souvenir here.. it won't have the tacky 'Zanzibar' or 'hakuna matata ' prints, you'll find unique gifts that'll last for years. I always leave with a bag full ,as I can't resist..
    Written 31 October 2022
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  • Chris V
    19 contributions
    Upon meeting Hamisi we immediately became friends. He is soft-spoken and welcoming and knows many of the great Tingatinga artists around Tanzania. His prices are fair and he will tell you all about the style and culture of Tingatinga. Also, he is an incredible masseuse! He was trained in Japan in chiropractic massage. I had some neck pain after traveling and after one session with Hamisi I felt totally better- highly recommend!
    Written 21 April 2021
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