Even if you don’t think you want to buy crafts, it’s worth stopping in at the excellent Artes Maconde at Avani Pemba Beach Hotel. It sells a wide range of…
- Artes Maconde
- Mercado Mbanguia
Pemba's most interesting market is in the Natite neighbourhood near where Avenida Marginal meets Avenida Eduardo Mondlane. It's a large, sprawling affair…
- Machilla Magic
This place sells an appealing selection of reasonably priced handicrafts, 95% of which are made from reclaimed or recycled materials. It's on the beach…
- Makonde Collective
The place to buy Makonde crafts – primarily the legendary woodcarvings – plus you can see the craftspeople at work. It's located in an open compound…
A community-run shop-cafe selling Ibo coffee, shawls, handmade baskets and locally made silver jewellery. If you're hot and hungry, cake, empanadas and…
- Casa Elefante
A good place to buy capulanas (sarongs). It’s opposite the Municipal Market. There are many tailors nearby.
- Missanga Craft Shop
A great spot to examine and buy local Makonde woodcarvings as well as locally made basketry, shawls and cosmetics.
- Feira de Artesanato, Flôres e Gastronomia de Maputo
Batiks, woodcarvings and other crafts at stalls spread throughout the Parque dos Continuadores.
Diagonally opposite the South African High Commission, with a small selection of English-language books and magazines.
- Sunday Morning Craft Market
Held in the town's large stadium, this market is a good place for crafts. Go early, before things get hot and crowded.
- Mercado de Ring Desportivo
Pemba's main produce market is right in the centre of town.
- Mercado Municipal
Market in Pemba's baixa (old town).