Get an overview of Zambian handicrafts at Kabwata Cultural Village, a traditional-style trade center with thatched-roof huts. With 80 resident artists from nine Zambian provinces, the village offers a good variety of wood carvings, weaved baskets, bijou, masks, drums, and traditionally designed fabrics. A remnant and reminder of the colonial era when this area was dotted with similar dwellings, the center was purchased by the Zambian government in an effort to preserve the region's traditional lifestyle. You can observe craftsman working on their products, and during the holidays the site features live performers. You'll find a traditional restaurant in the village as well. Plan your visit to Kabwata Cultural Village and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lusaka trip planner.
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Kabwata Cultural Village Reviews
You will find ordinary mass produced souvenirs as well as some very nice and rare pieces! Its a shame the sellers are way too pushy. I believe they would have selled alot if they let visitors browse..... more »
Typical African souvenir shops offered by local villages and many offer the same stuff. The sales lads are fairly aggressive but will eventually take a no thank you. Haggling is a must... more »
The place is a historical site and it represents the culture of Zambian people, the natural resources that the country has and the animals that are found in these natural resources ( forestry and natural water bodies). One of the best tourist destination you don't want to miss in Zambia. The people are very friendly and appealing...
Hospitable people. Very clean. Packing space. A nice tourist attraction of Zambia. I advise people to visit this place
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