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The biggest souvenir store in Zanzibar, Memories of Zanzibar offers the most extensive selection of quality items all under one roof, at reasonable prices. Situated within walking distance of major Stone Town hotels such as Serena, Tembo, Dhow...more
Kenyata Road | Opposite Post Office, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Hello fellow traveller,
May I suggest you buy your souviners from elsewhere!!!
On a recent visit, I selected a face carved from an ebony piece, showing the 2 colours of the wood, for my father and they offered to wrap it for me. In good...More
There were 2 floors packed with quality souvenirs. We did pick up a number of shirts and other items but they aren't giving anything away. If you are looking for 1-stop shopping this is it. Parking and driving in this area of Stone Town was...More
I read a lot of great reviews on Trip Advisor, how this was great for having good aircon, and you could get everything under one roof. I didn't think it was great. The aircon was nice, but not brilliant, and there was somewhere for my...More
Memories is a big AIR CONDITIONED store, with a huge and varied inventory at reasonable prices. Also, the large staff is friendly and very helpful. It's hands down the best souvenir shopping venue in Stonetown and unless you just like to stand in the heat...More
Stonetown is filled with shops, but the problems are: you can't tell in most places which stuff is authentic and what is Chinese made junk and you have to haggle. Memories has two floors of goods, all prices are clearly marked, and goods contain labels...More
We went a couple times to see what can be found in Zanzibar and found some prices to be cheaper than the small shops and the quality to be a little better. The spices are much cheaper here than what we paid at the spice...More
Date of experience: February 2018
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Memoriesofzanzibar, Guest Relations Manager at Memories of Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018
Thank you for visiting, we hope you had a good experience in Zanzibar