Must-see shopping in Guinea-Bissau

  • Bandim


    Everything from fresh cherry tomatoes to oysters to black-and-white cloth embroidered with the image of Amílcar Cabral is for sale at Bissau's main market…

  • Cabaz di Terra


    Diagonally across from Ta Mar Restaurant is Cabaz di Terra, which stocks Guinean throws, handbags and jewellery. Part of the store is devoted to…

  • Centro de Arte Juvenil


    Not only a good place to shop (prices are actually marked and there's no pressure to buy), but also a fine introduction to the arts and crafts of Guinea…

  • Canchungo Market


    The lively market in the small town of Canchungu is worth a stop when travelling to/from Cacheu – pick up some hand-woven baskets before moving on.

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