Democratic Republic of Congo Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Democratic Republic of Congo

Local craftware includes bracelets, ebony carvings and paintings. The large towns all have markets and shopping centres, selling everything from fresh ginger to baskets and African carvings.

Shopping hours

Mon-Sat 0800-1200 and 1500-1800.

Nightlife in Democratic Republic of Congo

Kinshasa is the best place for nightlife, especially in the sprawling township of the Cité, where most of the population live. In spite of recent political turmoil, the local music scene is thriving. There are hundreds of dance clubs in Kinshasa. Congolese music is popular throughout Africa as well as in Europe and the USA.