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Craziest place in Bamako. But for a fun time and an authentic Malian experience bring your haggling skills an dive in. Look for the crafts and African cloth stalls. The pagne and bazins here are the best and cheapest in East Africa. But make sure...More
Was looking forward to seeing the culture in mali but when visiting the market as my skin color was diffrent from the majority i was overloaded with men,women and kids begging me for money, i understand the poverty there but this was extreme and very...More
Well worth a look
Usual African stuff but also the dead animal parts for witchery and medicine!
You will find most things here
Seems safe but watch pockets
Not too much hassle
Easy to get around
African markets are often a must-see but they often come with the burden of being aggressively pestered to buy and the inherent danger of being robed. Bamako City centre market is different. It has all the bustle of a typical subsaharan market without the liabilities....More
Wonderful traditional market in the middle of the city. Crowded,full of busy people, you can find whatever you can imagine, from the head of a donkey for spells, to beautiful fabrics and clothing. Food, handcrafts, tools...just walk around.