Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Dar es Salaam

Wonder Workshop

At this excellent workshop, disabled artists create world-class jewellery, sculptures, candles, stationery and other crafts from old glass, metal, car parts and other recycled materials. There’s a small shop on the …
Art in Dar es Salaam

Mawazo Gallery

High-quality paintings, woodcarvings and crafts.
Arts & Crafts in Dar es Salaam


This waterfront shopping centre features upmarket boutiques such as One Way leisurewear and Sandstrom safari gear, as well as a traditional craft market, an ice-cream parlour and children's play area. A great place …
Arts & Crafts in Dar es Salaam

Mwenge Carvers’ Market

This market, opposite the Village Museum, is packed with vendors, and you can watch carvers at work. Take the Mwenge dalla-dalla from New Posta transport stand to the end of the route, from where it’s five minutes o…
Books in Dar es Salaam

A Novel Idea

Dar es Salaam’s best bookshop, with classics, modern fiction, travel guides, Africa titles, maps and more.
Arts & Crafts in Dar es Salaam

Tingatinga Centre

This centre is at the spot where Edward Saidi Tingatinga originally marketed his designs, and it’s still one of the best places to buy Tingatinga paintings and watch the artists at work.
Mall in Dar es Salaam

Sea Cliff Village

A high-end shopping mall set around a garden courtyard. There are five restaurants, a supermarket, a secure children’s play area and a selection of high-end shops including a number of jewelers selling Tanzanites. K…
Books in Zanzibar

Gallery Bookshop

A large selection of books and maps, including travel guides.
Shopping Centre in Dar es Salaam

Oyster Bay Shopping Centre

Set around a garden courtyard, this small shopping centre is the beating heart of upmarket Oyster Bay. Here you'll find an organic grocer as well as some great craft shops such as kanga-crazy home and giftware from …
Market in Dar es Salaam

Kariakoo Market

Dar es Salaam's biggest and busiest market occupies several city blocks and the former barracks of the British Carrier Corp. It heaves with people morning, noon and night and you can find virtually anything here. Ta…