Textiles in Maputo

Casa Elefante

A good place to buy capulanas (sarongs). It’s opposite the Municipal Market. There are many tailors nearby.
Arts & Crafts in Pemba

Artes Maconde

Even if you don’t think you want to buy crafts, it’s worth stopping in at the excellent Artes Maconde, with branches at Pemba Beach Hotel and next to CI Divers at Complexo Náutilus. It sells a wide range of quality …
Arts & Crafts in Maputo

Feira de Artesanato, Flôres e Gastronomia de Maputo

Batiks, woodcarvings and more.
Books in Maputo


Diagonally opposite the South African High Commission, with a small selection of English-language books and magazines.
Arts & Crafts in Nampula

Sunday Morning Craft Market

The best place for crafts. It’s held in the large stadium downhill from Copacabana restaurant. Go early, before things get hot and crowded.