Consider visiting Medebar Market and seeing the combination of human imagination and craft firsthand. See the dozens of vendors and tiny workshops whose owners and workers use discarded metal and other materials collected from the landfills nearby to create their wares. The craftspeople make all kinds of useful things, from furniture to decorative pieces. In this way the community reduces the amount of garbage and copes with difficult economic circumstances. By purchasing some of their pieces, you can support them. To visit Medebar Market and other attractions in Asmara, use our Asmara road trip planning app.
Medebar Market reviews
It's really hard to get materials and new goods in Eritrea, so at Medeber that take old metal, rubber, etc., and make what people need. It's fascinating to see. Also, it's a great place to get... more »
This market is awesome. People working here all day till 6 pm. This is one of the biggest market in this part of Africa more »
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