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Contact Address Details:
Bakau Craft Market
Atlantic Road
Bakau, Banjul area
The Gambia
West Africa

Tel no: +220 4496445 (Amdalai Joum)

Go northwards on the Atlantic Road from Fajara until you reach the roundabout at the start of Cape Point.

Opening Hours:
8am to 7pm


The Bakau Craft Market was established in 1971 at Cape Point by the women of the area who used to offer for sale crafted African style items such as beads, masks etc. In 1982 it was moved opposite to the African Village Hotel side entrance. In 1999 it came to its final location.

There are almost 50 spacious stalls which can allow for 10 visitors. You will find the locals selling a large variety of tourist souvenirs such as sand paintings, table cloths, masks, drums, tie dye curtains and sheets, batiks and jewellery from gold, silver or other materials.

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