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Utamaduni Craft Centre, Nairobi

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Browse through a variety of African arts and crafts at Utamaduni Craft Centre, a fixed-price mini-shopping center centered on souvenirs. Some 18 shops offer antiques, wood carvings, bronze pieces, various fabrics, beaded glassware, Kenyan kiondo baskets, bags, soapstone, and antique African silver and gold jewelry. Don't miss the Masai design shops, the large array of khangas and kikoys, and crafts made by former street children of Nairobi. Created by Kenya-born British anthropologist Richard Leakey, the center supports various artists all over Kenya and features a tranquil garden serving refreshments and light meals. You can also purchase postcards, Lamu furniture, and African music. Make Utamaduni Craft Centre a centerpiece of your Nairobi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nairobi trip itinerary builder.
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  • We have visited this art center and restaurant and it was interesting.The restaurant has an indoor and outdoor seating making it an ideal place for meeting and enjoying craft and art that this place.....  more »
  • We came from Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. We stopped for lunch in this excellent restaurant that is close Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Giraffe centre. The restaurant is located in very a beautiful and...  more »
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