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The Craft Shop

Goliondoi Rd, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 27 254 8565
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Pricier than the central market, but quality is also better

The base price for items here is considerably higher than what you'll get in the market. And, even... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2015
YOURAFRICANSAFARI
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Denver, Colorado
Excellent place to buy

I'm usually not too keen on "souvenir shops", however, this had a credible assortment of things and... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2014
Jonmun
,
Buffalo, New York
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  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
2 Oct 2015
“Pricier than the central market, but quality is also better”
20 Nov 2014
“Excellent place to buy”
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Goliondoi Rd, Arusha, Tanzania
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+255 27 254 8565
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

The base price for items here is considerably higher than what you'll get in the market. And, even if you can haggle, you will not have nearly the wiggle room that you would in the market. That said, the calibre of items here is higher...More

Thank YOURAFRICANSAFARI
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

I'm usually not too keen on "souvenir shops", however, this had a credible assortment of things and the prices were quite reasonable. They also sold Tanzanite's and had an excellent quality. I was very surprised how good this place was. It was extremely fun just...More

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Be prepared to barter your way to a great deal! Make sure you get rafiki price and not Mzungu price. Shop around for deals and buy in bulk to save cash!

2  Thank Vacationer155021
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Thank goodness I stopped in at this small gallery before heading out on the northern circuit safari!! It is "downtown " Arusha on Goldioni St. (it's in Lonely Planet). Prior to that, I had only spent time on Zanzibar. There, I saw many places selling...More

14  Thank Peacock108
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