"Sculpture market on the roadside" Informal Markets Tip by Jenniflower

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When you drive through Kommetjie and Scarborough, you happen upon an informal market that sells all kinds of sculptures.

What to buy: This picture is an example of the type of things they have on offer. The sculptures are of a very high standard, the sculptors very talented. There are small items too, but there are MANY large ones, which must weight a tonne! They are popular with foreigners though, although for me personally, the cost of flying/shopping such a huge and heavy item would put me off buying it.

As a local, of course it would be fine to buy! No worries re transportation.

What to pay: They are expensive in as much as they are worth alot, but are inexpensive when paying with foreign currency

Directions: It is situated at a junction that takes you to Simons Town if you turn left, and to Cape Point if you continue along to the right.
Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 20, 2006
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