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Zanzibar Town Shopping: 11 reviews and 21 photos

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Ok, I cannot remember the real name of this shop, but I can tell you about it and where to find it. Grace and her married sister run this shop and Grace is the nicest woman in Stone Town. Her brother-in-law (never saw him) owns the shop. They have absolutely everything here. Paintings, wood carvings, textiles and especially really great dancing masks. I bought a huge mask (pictured) from here after haggling for 2 days solid. I found that a few cold drinks for her and her sister helped negotiations.

If you visit, please email me the name of this fantastic shop!

What to buy:
Any and all of your souvenir needs. Their specialty is authentic dancing masks from across Africa

What to pay:
You have to haggle and negotiate. At some point they will go no lower and that is the final price. I found Grace to be very fair with her prices.

Directions: On the North part of Kenyatta Road to the left of the Post Office as you look at the entrance and near the corner with Gizenga Street.
Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 4, 2012
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