Steep your senses in the flavors and colors of Bamako City Centre Market, a traditional market in the heart of the capital. This noisy, vibrant mish-mash of stands, huts, and semi-covered shops offers anything you can imagine, from food to electronics to livestock. Donkey carts and women with crammed baskets on their heads pass by jam-packed stalls, while vendors hawk goats, turkeys, and sheep heads. Look for traditional Malian handicrafts as you explore this labyrinth. The intensity here may overwhelm the faint-hearted: go with the flow, and bring a bottle of water. Use our Bamako trip itinerary planner to add Bamako City Centre Market and other attractions to your Bamako vacation plans.
Bamako City Centre Market reviews
I was guided around Bamako and Segou by an excellent local who can fix tours all over the country ,his prices were great and i highly recommend him .His name is Dolo, speaks perfect English and... more »
If you enjoy outdoor busy and noisy markets then this market will be good. Haggling is normal and ask for big discounts more »
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