Dar Es Salaam - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Ha, no it is not a shopping post… - Jan 2022


Not really - Oct 2021


Many folks get into Kitenga clothing, buying lots of cloth and having dozens of dresses made. There are furniture makers that can make very cool coffee tables & book cases. Zanzibar Chests! - May 2020


Zanzibar is known for its wood working. - Jun 2017


Zanzibar Chest! - Dec 2015


Have a nice piece of furniture made- a kitchen island, a bar, a coffee table; can be made out of dhow wood. Have clothing/table clothes/shower curtains made of fabrics purchased from downtown. Zanzibar chests. Metal items made by Wonder Works. - Jul 2015


Wood carvings and chests. - Mar 2014


Crafts, wood carvings, paintings, Zanzibar chests, Massai items and Tanzanite. - Feb 2013


wood carvings, masks, Tinga-Tinga paintings, and travel. - Feb 2013


Safaris will eat any savings you make, but there are also good handicrafts. If you have a shipment home, there is beautiful furniture made from old dhows. - Aug 2011


Wood crafts, tinga-tinga paintings, cloth. - Jun 2010


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