Nairobi, Kenya capital is a beautiful city to visit in Africa. With its hundreds of cool places to spend the holidays, you can actually shop cheap traditional and European clothes whenever you visit.
Remember, Imax Theatre, Jeevanjee Gardens, Galleria Shopping Mall, Brown’s Cheese Factory and Farm, Nairobi Safari Walk, Village Market, Splash Water World, and Maasai Ostrich Farm are some of the tourist centres you can enjoy the natural breeze of Kenya.
While you are on holiday in Kenya, there are some markets in the city of Nairobi where you can shop for clothes, shoes and other items at an affordable price.
You want a ‘unique mitumba’ merchandise? Below are some places where you can buy affordable yet quality clothes and shoes in the African city, according to dailyactive.com
Places To Buy Cheap Clothes in Nairobi
- Bus Station
- Kawangware Market
- Toi Market
- Gikomba market
The markets are great places in the city
Tips: Ability to negotiate since they are local African markets.
Unless there is a price tag on the products you want to buy, where that doesn’t exist then you can negotiate win-win situations.
Ask for your travelling agency’s guide in visiting these places if you’re first time.
Bus Station has several stalls you can check out to get the best mitumba outfits. Research shows that you can get a dress for 300 shillings and tops would either be 100 or 50 shillings.
At Kawangware Market, you can get a dress as low as 50 shillings and shoes at 100 shillings. At this market, you can also get quality products at an affordable price.
Toi market is another popular market in Nairobi which is located near the streets of Ngong Road near Adams Arcade.
The goods sold by the road may seem quite expensive though, you will realize that things are cheaper as you walk into the deep areas of the market.
Clothes, shoes and other local products in Ngara market are well organized and arranged in such a way to make your shop more comfortable.
In this market, some of the sellers display their products in the afternoon.
Gikomba market, located at Kamukunji Road in Nairobi has hundreds of cool and beautiful clothes, you can also get shoes and other household items at such a pocket-friendly price.
Tip: Activity at this market starts as early as possible.
Kenyans are friendly and locals are always ready to help.
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