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Zanzibar Curio Shop - CLOSED

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Hidden gem!

Yes, the Zanzibar Curio Shop is hidden away on Chiromo Lane, between Westlands Road and Muthithi... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2015
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Very good prices but less variety in jewellery

A very nice place to go if u want to buy in bulk. Very reasonable prices and a vast variety of... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2014
Binga2014
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Arusha, Tanzania
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23 Jul 2015
“Hidden gem!”
8 Feb 2014
“Very good prices but less variety in jewellery”
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

Yes, the Zanzibar Curio Shop is hidden away on Chiromo Lane, between Westlands Road and Muthithi Road (between Westlands and the City Centre). I first visited ZCS when it was on Moi Avenue 12 years ago. I loved it, it was like a museum where...More

2  Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 8 February 2014

A very nice place to go if u want to buy in bulk. Very reasonable prices and a vast variety of items in terms of antiques n soapstone. But less variety of jewellery such as earrings, necklaces, pendants. Went to look to proper tanzanite jewellery...More

2  Thank Binga2014
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Good prices on products ranging from antiques to Masai Market type trinkets. The shop has moved from Downtown to Westlands beginning 2014 so the location is not so convenient anymore...

5  Thank Melanooma
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Prices far lower than the other curio shops visited, for similar items. They have only a couple of each item though, compared to most shops which have a dozen of everything, so if the piece they have is scratched or broken you are out of...More

1  Thank E C
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I was interested to a certain curio made of soapstone during my visit to the giraffe center in a road side curio shop ran by local. I was thinking that they will give me a good price since there is very few customer there (in...More

1  Thank Josh_Bdg
Reviewed 8 February 2012

This is an excellent place to buy antiques, souvenirs and other craft items for your living room. The prices are very reasonable and you would be hard put to match them anywhere even after bargaining! The good thing the prices here are fixed- no need...More

3  Thank Harish_1973
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