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Kenya Sights

Biashara Street

  • off Moi Ave.
  • Neighborhood/Street

Updated 11/26/2012

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To get a good insight into the daily life of downtown Mombasa, head to narrow, cluttered Biashara (Swahili for "business") Street, which is just off Moi Avenue. Here, you'll find all sorts of small shops that have been around for generations—selling everything from leather to textiles, live chickens, and food. People are friendly and hospitable but, as in most poor backstreet areas, watch your belongings. While you're here, take a wander through the vegetable and spice

market, near where Biashara Street meets Moi Avenue.

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Address:

off Moi Ave., Mombasa, Kenya

Updated 11/26/2012

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