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Nyumba ya Sanaa

Ohio Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Ok place to visit..

Good place to know all about history and arts of Tanzania on cultural issues, simple wood works... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
shek2005
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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It is a very nice place to take kids and other interested people who wants to know a history of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Elibramack J
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Leather, woodcarvings and jewelry are among the crafts on sale in this artisans’ neighborhood.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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“arts” (2 reviews)
“pumba” (2 reviews)
“cultural” (2 reviews)
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Ohio Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Good place to know all about history and arts of Tanzania on cultural issues, simple wood works, much cheaper than at the tourist shops..

Thank shek2005
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

It is a very nice place to take kids and other interested people who wants to know a history of Tanzania on cultural issues and heritage as well

Thank Elibramack J
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Want to know all about history and arts visit nyumba ya sana you will get what you need to know about ancient history ,antics and all you need to know about ancient Tanzania

Thank kihansidestination
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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

But it is a poor imitation of what it once was. Some nice simple woodworks, much cheaper than at the tourist shops. No café as it used to have. It is situated next to Msasani shopping centre, if you want to go. The traffic is...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

I had planned to walk from my hotel Southern Sun, which isn't too far from Ohio Street. But the doorman told me that the building was no longer there. A pity as I was really looking forward to check out and pick up some local...More

7  Thank Slynl
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Visited this artist coop in search of a souvenir from Dar es Salaam. This place will not disappoint. There are literally thousands of beautiful TInga TInga paintings with their signature brightly colored animals decorated with lots of circles and dots. Each one is original, painted...More

3  Thank motile
Reviewed 24 March 2011

Nyumba ya Sanaa (Swahili "House of Art") was founded nearly 40 years ago by American nuns http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyumba_ya_Sanaa to support local artists. In 2010, it moved from the location in the city center on Upanga Road next to Royal Palm/Movenpick to Oysterbay on Old Bagamoyo Road...More

12  Thank Ysolde_voyages
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