What is Open Air market? Definitions of open-air market. a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold. synonyms: market square, open-air marketplace. types: farmer’s market, green market, greenmarket. an open-air marketplace for farm products.
Here are the top Open Air Markets in Kenya.
Open-air marketplace featuring vendors selling colorful handmade jewelry, textiles & beaded bowls. The Maasai Market is the best place to shop if you are looking for affordable, beautiful and colorful souvenirs to take back home. It’s an open-air market with a large variety of products including African pots and pans, clothes, shoes, jewelry, shoes and bags. You name it, you will find it in the Maasai Market. It is one of the greatest experiences for safari-goers in Kenya.
Travelers can find paintings, drawings, curios, clothes and fabrics with East African prints. Hand-made jewelry and wood-carvings are also available.
Toi market was an open-air market located on the outskirts of Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya. The market sat on a three-acre plot on Suna Road, a by-street to Ngong Road which runs almost the length of Nairobi, from the Lang’ata area into the center of the city. Before it was razed by marauding gangs during post-election violence in early 2008, Toi was one of the largest informal markets in Nairobi, with over 5000 traders. It mainly sells clothes, but also vegetables and other small accessories.
In April 2018, the Nairobi County government announced that it would demolish the market and construct modern houses on the land. The market would be moved elsewhere, although the announcement did not specify where. The market was demolished a month later, with demolitions going on until July 2018
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Gikomba market is an open-air market locatedin Nairobi, Kenya. Crowds gather early to haggle at this lively market known for second-hand clothes, shoes & gumboots.
Address: Kamukunji Road, Nairobi City, Kenya
Muthurwa Market is very busy and noisy market where they sell all kinds of things including clothes and food. Muthurwa Market is very busy and noisy market where they sell all kinds of things including clothes and food.
Ngara market was an open-air market located in Ngara Nairobi, Kenya.
At Kamukunji Wholesale Market you will find all sorts of products, from carpets, bedding, plastic household items, shoes, bags, clothes, utensils, home décor accessories, and much more
Karatina Open Air Market
Karatina Open Air Market is the second largest open air market in Africa as well as the Second largest open-air market in Kenya and it is well known for its fresh fruit and vegetables. The Karatina market in Nyeri County, Kenya closes at eight in the evening with two gates closing at six in the evening. Located approximately 20km away from Nyeri town and 130km from Nairobi’s CBD. This market is the largest open-air market in East Africa & the second-largest in Africa.
Karatina Market is the second largest regional trading hub for wholesale and retail in East Africa, after Kongowea market in Mombasa County. Over 2,000 traders are set to move into the three – storey market in the next two weeks and start their businesses.
Kamukuywa is a popular destination for traders seeking fresh farm produce. All year round, tomatoes, onions and vegetables make their way from the fertile slopes of Mt. Elgon to be traded and then shipped across the country.
This vibrant town in Mulembe sits at the intersection of major highways, the Webuye-Kitale section of the Kisumu-Kakamega-Webuye-Kitale highway, and the road to Bungoma through Kimilili. From Kamukuywa, one also can get on a road that leads to Kapsokwony up in Mt. Masaba.
Kiminini is a small yet busy town around 20 km from the County capital, Kitale. Although without formal town status, it is Trans Nzoia’s second major hub both in terms of population – around 15 000 in the larger Kiminini urban area – and revenue collection.
Luanda is a market town in the Vihiga County of Kenya, located along the Kisumu-Busia highway. It was one of the administrative divisions in Emuhaya district between 2007 and 2009. Luanda is located a few kilometers from the Equator at Maseno, its geographical coordinates being 0° 0′ 0″ North, 34° 35′ 0″ East. As of 2019, The town has a population of 13,319 people and is a significant business point in Bunyore. Elevation is 1501 m. It is also a transit point for road travellers connecting to various towns in Western Kenya. Major bus routes via Luanda include the Luanda-Maseno-Kisumu, Luanda-Siaya, Yala-Busia, Maseno-Kisumu, Ebwiranyi-Kombewa, Luanda-Emusire, Esiandumba-Akala-Bondo, Kima-Vihiga, Luanda-Kakamega, Mwichio-Emusire and Luanda-Yala through Es’saba, HaBuchichi and Ebuyangu.
Kisii open air market( Daraja Mbili).
Daraja Mbili is the second largest open air market in Nyanza after Kibuye in Kisumu.
Kisumu’s Kibuye Market.
Eldoret’s open air market
Nakuru’s wakulima open-air market.
Mois Bridge Market
Wekhomo (Kima) Market
Kibabii Tuuti Market
Majengo Market Vihiga
Migori Open Air Market
Uhuru Business Park,kisumu
Mweini Market and Shopping Centre
Mithini Market and Shopping Centre
Mbakoni Market / Shopping Centre
Mavuko Market and Shopping Centre
Kathungu Market and Shopping Centre
Mwanianga market / Shopping Centre
Kiluluini Market – Shopping Centre
Mutarkwa Market Centre
Nzukini Market and Shopping Centre
Tamkal market place
Merille Livestock Market
Kitengela Market – Kitengela
Chavakali Market Via Eldoret
Kakawet Shopping Centre
NGONG MODERN MARKET
Kee Market and Shopping Centre
Suna Ragana Market
Muringene Miraa Market
Kerenga Market Stalls
Yimwaa Market/Shopping Centre
Kilgoris Main Market
Luanda K’Otieno Fish Market
Busia Market Stalls
Chwele Municipal Market
Kakululo Open Market
Rumuruti Goat & Sheep Market
The Village Market
Fig Tree Fresh Food Market – Ngara
Gem Lane Soko
Sindo Open Market
Kihoya Shopping centre
Mwariro Farmers Market
Burma Market Nairobi
Jua Kali Market
kamwangi open air market
Old Kangemi Market
Riosir Open Air Market
NZEWANI OPEN AIR MARKET
Chesoi Open-air Market
Chaka Open Air Market
Lodwar Open Air Market
Kisiuni open air market
Chuka Open Air Market
Nanyuki Open Air Market
Kiriaini open air Market
City Stadium Open air Market
Kwamaiko open air Market
Sori Open Air Market
KISUMU NDOGO OPEN AIR MARKET
Ntulele Open Air Market
List of Top Open Air Markets in Nairobi Kenya [pdf]
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