Experience the traditional way of life of the citizens of Mogadishu at Bakara Market. Being the largest open market in the country, it offers a wide variety of products--from fresh groceries and prepared food to all kinds of spices, handmade clothes and accessories, all the way to medicines and gas. It’s a great place to find cheap but memorable pieces of jewelry, shawls, or any other gifts and souvenirs. Plan your Bakara Market visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mogadishu using our Mogadishu trip itinerary builder app.
Bakara Market Reviews
Well I don't know what seems to be the problem with the other review, but I didn't get stabbed actually I found people very welcoming and open to dialogue. One thing I learnt , if you want something..... more »
went here for christmas, did not get shot, only stabbed twice. would go again. there's a jewelry stand that's fairly easy to rob. more »
Wanted an AK-47, got sold a Type-56. Best place if you're into Chinese knock-offs. Otherwise, stay away. Also ran into a skinny dude who asked me to look at him because he was the captain now.
I hear that is a really good place to buy very cheap guns like the AK 47
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