Asmara - Post Report Question and Answers
Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?
Paintings, mostly, but again, be prepared for sticker shock. - Apr 2021
There is great artwork, but it's pricey compared to other places I've been ($200+ for a painting.) - Dec 2019
Not so much, although there are some very talented painters and artists. Art buyers will find things to appreciate. Some people buy the colorfully embroidered women's traditional dress. - Feb 2019
Not really. There is a guy by the cathedral who sells â€œold Italian coins,â€ and a souvenir shop near Expo circle with some handicrafts. - Sep 2018
No. - Dec 2016
Locally-made baskets. - Aug 2007