Lusaka shopping

Clothing in Lusaka

Salaula Clothing Market

For those with a love of secondhand clothes shopping, absolutely don't miss this market in downtown Lusaka. Known locally as the salaula trade (a local word meaning 'to pick through a pile'), it has block after bloc…
Fashion & Accessories in Lusaka

Lightfoot Zambia

For high-quality leather goods, especially purses, travel bags and accessories, head to this spot, which shares an idyllic location with a highly recommended cafe on Sugarbush Farm east of Kabulonga, around 15km fro…
Arts & Crafts in Lusaka

Kabwata Cultural Village

A popular shopping stop for tourists, this open-air market comprises thatch-roofed huts and stalls selling carvings, baskets, masks, drums, fabrics and more. Prices are cheap because you can buy directly from the wo…
Market in Lusaka

Sunday Market

This weekly market, held in the car park at the Arcades Shopping Centre, features Lusaka’s best range of handicrafts, especially wood carvings, curios made from malachite and African prints. Bargaining is expected, …
Sports & Outdoors in Lusaka

African Wild Track

A good store for all your last-minute safari needs, including GPS units, tents, camping equipment, sleeping bags and khaki clothing.
Books in Lusaka


Stocks a good selection of Zambia-specific non-fiction and cultural books, as well as fiction, international magazines and newspapers.
Shopping Centre in Lusaka

Manda Hill Shopping Centre

The swish Manda Hill Shopping Centre has all the usual retail, restaurants and banks you get in shopping malls.
Shopping Centre in Lusaka

Levy Junction Shopping Centre

One of Lusaka's ubiquitous shopping malls with supermarket, retail, fast-food restaurants and cinema.
Shopping Centre in Lusaka

Arcades Shopping Centre

Handy for banks, supermarkets, bookshops, internet cafes, restaurants and fast-food outlets.