This excellent centre is at the spot where Edward Saidi Tingatinga originally marketed his designs, and it’s still one of the best places to buy Tingatinga paintings and to watch the artists at work.
This market is packed with vendors, and you can watch woodcarvers at work. Take the Mwenge dalla-dalla from New Posta transport stand to the end of the route, from where it’s five minutes on foot down Sam Nujoma Rd.
This waterfront shopping centre features upmarket boutiques plus a traditional craft market, an ice-cream parlour and a children’s play area.
Dar es Salaam’s best bookshop, with classics, modern fiction, travel guides, Africa titles, maps and more.
An upmarket shopping mall set around a garden courtyard. There are several restaurants, a supermarket, a secure children’s play area and a selection of shops, including a number of jewellers selling Tanzanites.
Dar es Salaam’s biggest and busiest market occupies several city blocks and the former barracks of the British Carrier Corp. It heaves with people morning, noon and night and you can find virtually anything here. Ta…
High-quality paintings, woodcarvings and crafts.
For kangas (printed cotton wraparounds worn by many Tanzanian women) and other colourful textiles, try the vendors and wholesale shops in the Mnazi Moja area.