Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Nyali Beach

Bombolulu Workshops & Cultural Centre

This non-profit organisation produces crafts of a high standard and gives vocational training to physically disabled people. Visit the workshops and showroom to buy jewellery, clothes, carvings and other crafts, or …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Nairobi


Utamaduni is a large crafts emporium, with more than a dozen separate rooms selling all kinds of excellent African artworks and souvenirs. Prices start relatively high, but there’s none of the hard sell you’d get in…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Nairobi


Some of Kenya's more creative artists, photographers, leatherworkers and other high-quality artisans and artists have come together under one roof and the result is some of Kenya's most discerning shopping experienc…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Nanyuki

Lily Pond Arts Centre

You could easily spend an afternoon here, browsing the galleries of contemporary art, eating at its fine cafe, then shopping for truly original African crafts. There's handcrafted furniture, beaded sandals, flip-flo…
Market in Nairobi

City Market

The city’s main souvenir business is concentrated in this covered market, which has dozens of stalls selling wood carvings, drums, spears, shields, soapstone, Maasai jewellery and clothing. It’s a hectic place and y…
Market in Nairobi

Maasai Market

Busy, popular Maasai markets are held every Tuesday on the waste ground near Slip Rd in town. Souvenirs on offer include beaded jewellery, gourds, baskets and other Maasai crafts, but you'll have to bargain hard. Th…
Arts & Crafts in Nairobi

Spinners Web

This place works with workshops and self-help groups around the country. It’s a bit like a handicrafts version of Ikea, with goods displayed the way they might look in a Western living room. There are some appealing…
Clothing in Nanyuki

Nanyuki Spinners & Weavers

This women’s craft cooperative specialises in high-quality woven woollen goods. The store is a short walk past the main market on Laikipia Rd. Opening hours vary.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Nanyuki

Equator Curio Shops

The equator just wouldn’t be the same without the 30 or so shops that cluster around its sign. Each shop owner takes a turn at being the first to approach arriving tourists. After that, it’s game on.
Arts & Crafts in Mombasa

Akamba Handicraft Industry Cooperative Society

This cooperative employs an incredible 10,000 people from the local area. It’s also a non-profit organisation and produces fine woodcarvings. Kwa Hola/Magongo matatus run right past the gates from the Kobil petrol s…