Nairobi: Shopping

The Kenyan Capital is the economic hub of the country and a prime shopping destination. Street markets, city markets, shopping arcades and malls, weekly markets, kiosks, boutiques, departmental stalls- Nairobi has it all. The real essence lies in street shopping. You can find any and everything on the streets from curios and souvenirs to clothes and textiles, meat products and artifacts to jewelry, fruits and vegetables! The Masaai Market which is a weekly Tuesday and Friday market is popular for Maasai crafts, jewelry, bags, etc. The Kigli market is primarily for tourists and you will get all kinds of tourist merchandise. Bargaining is a must at all street markets. Malls and shopping arcades offer branded goods.