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Niger Shopping and nightlife
Shopping in Niger
Markets in the main towns, notably Niamey and Agadez, sell a range of local artefacts. The Centre des Métiers d'Art de Niger, close to the National Museum, is worth visiting, as a wide range of local goods can be bought there. Courteous bargaining is expected and items include multicoloured blankets, leather goods, engraved calabashes, silver jewellery, swords and knives.
Mon-Fri 0800-1230 and 1500-1830, Sat 0800-1200.
Nightlife in Niger
In Niamey, there are several nightclubs with music and dancing. There are also open-air cinemas in the capital.