Markets in Kigali

Local Markets in Kigali

Local markets are stocked with Rwandan handicrafts, clothing and fabulous colouful fabric from West Africa and just about anything else.

Regulatory Framework

Markets in Rwanda are being overseen by Kigali-City-Authority and Market Vendors Associations.

The information relating to the individual key markets has been summarized as follows;

Kimironko Market



The Kimironko Market is located in the Kigali neighbourhood of Remera.Its customers include both locals and visitors to Rwanda. Kimironko Market offers the following;

  • Clothes
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Shoes
  • Designer watches
  • Sunglasses
  • Suitcases
  • Water jugs
  • Children’s toys
  • Pans
  • Bags

Kimisagara market Kigali


This is one of the biggest markets in Kigali City with different sections of marketable products. The market operates every day and its customers come from all over the country. Every Tuesday and Friday, dealers in shoes both from the city and up country turn up for retail and whole sale shopping. The market is owned by Kigali City Council.

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