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Namibia Craft Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Souvenir shopping at the end of your trip

After travelling through Namibia this is a good place to stock up on some souvenirs and there isn't... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
65djv
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Deventer, The Netherlands
Great variety

We visited the craft market on a late Thursday afternoon. How exciting to see a centre that... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Sunshine0789
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Approximately 38 craft stalls from rural communities, ethnic groups and projects sell Namibian handicraft here, which range from jewellery to carved tree roots. We have the freshest Namibian food and best cheesecake and apple crumble in town! Our...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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40 Tal St | Old Breweries Complex, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ART, craft and souvenir sellers are ever present in cities and larger towns all over Africa. They ply their wares, usually the artistic creations of others, often from neighbouring countries, on the roadside, on sidewalks or at open markets. Bargaining prices is the order of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ShareenT16, General Manager at Namibia Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Danny, Thank you for your comprehensive, wonderful and thoughtful review. With the support of customers like you, we are able to constantly improve our service and make our job at the Craft Centre much easier. We trust that you have enjoyed your visit to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Namibia Craft Centre area has at least six stores offering many treasures. You can find magnets, keychains, jewelry, fabric items, clothing, coats, purses, toys, porcupine quills, semi-precious stones, books, posters, nativity sets, bowls, wall hangings, skins, and so much more. I visited the area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaye N
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Craft Center in central Windhoek is a great place to pick up souveneirs. It is well laid out and clean. There is a wide variety of items for sale:jewelry,wood carvings, books, t-shirts, etc. Prices are good and there is no high pressure sales tactics.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Whenever we want to buy local craft, this is our preferred place. In piece and without the constant dazzle by merchants one can compare and select the best there is for a good fixed price. For those in our group that are a bit tired...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Was in Namibia recently visiting friends and always like to bring home locally made gifts and souvenirs. Found the Namibia Craft Centre in Windhoek to have an incredible selection of locally made goods of all varieties. Prices were in line with those at retail stores...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

After travelling through Namibia this is a good place to stock up on some souvenirs and there isn't much else to do in Windhoek anyway.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 65djv
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a great place in central WDH where you can go look at all kinds of Namibian crafts. This place has the genuine stuff and you can be assured that what you buy is local, in contrast to the street side wares that could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank devout_hindu
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We visited the craft market on a late Thursday afternoon. How exciting to see a centre that supports local crafts and small businesses. Within the market a various stands or businesses which each have their own crafts for sale. The prices are reasonable and there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

During our 2 week stay in Namibia we visited a few shops as well as roadside stalls. This craft centre has by far the best selection we saw as well as excellent quality merchandise. Located on the centre of Windhoek. Good snack restaurant too. Also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CecilGgibley
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Lovely crafts, curios and trinkets from various artists. Wide variety of keepsakes from different areas. Very pricey however and definitely geared at the tourist with foreign currency.

Date of experience: August 2018
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IceChillington
August 12, 2018|
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Response from oldmike1605 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Until 1PM. The resturant is open later.
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IceChillington
August 12, 2018|
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Response from ShareenT16 | Property representative |
yes 09:00-13:30
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Joyce W
April 21, 2018|
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Response from ShareenT16 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed response. Yes we do accept all major credit cards at the Craft Centre. Thank you
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