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Tinga Tinga Market at Tanzania

Tinga Tinga Market

Morogoro Stores, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 255-684-633-251 Visit Website Category: Shopping & Nightlife

Tinga Tinga Market: Tanzanian Art Gallery and Marketplace

Make your way to the Oyster Bay Peninsula to discover the Tinga Tinga Market, a creative display of the unique artwork of Eastern Africa. Inspired by artist, Edward Saidi Tingatinga, Tinga Tinga is a style of painting made famous in the 1960's featuring bright colors, cartoon-like figures, decorative patterns, and bold enamel dots that have become highly recognizable around the world.  The main market building in Tanzania features an art gallery and workshop space that celebrates and showcases this beautiful art that truly reflects the heritage of Tanzania and Eastern Africa. All of the Tinga Tinga paintings showcased at the market are available for purchase. Whether you're an art enthusiast or a casual observer, the Tinga Tinga Market promises a cultural experience like no other.


Prices -

Free to browse. Prices vary.

Hours -

Open daily from 9 am - 6 pm


  • Gallery Shows
  • Tinga Tinga Studio
  • Paintings For Sale


  • Galleries
  • Workspace
  • Education Programs
  • Lectures
  • Shopping
  • Art Exhibits
  • Meet Local Artists


  • What is Tinga Tinga?

    Tinga Tinga is art style originating from East Arica and created by Tanzanian artist Edward Saidi Tingatinga. The colorful style is known for its enamel paint, decorative patterns, repetitive use of animals and most notably – the secret dots.
  • What are Some Reasons to Buy Tinga Tinga Paintings? 

    Aside from the artistic display of bright colors, decorative patterns, and bold enamel dots, Tinga Tinga paintings are highly sought after works of art, popular by many artists. Whether you are looking to add to your collection or to start one, a Tinga Tinga in an inexpensive way to do so that can prove to be lucrative one day. All of the artwork on display at the Tinga Tinga Market is available for purchase.

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