Everyone loves a good keepsake, especially when it reminds you of Lagos. Our town is rich in culture and tradition and beautiful things to share with our nearest and dearest. Here is a list of souvenir stores to find that special memento!
Lekki (Jakande) Art Market
This hidden gem is tough to find but worth the search. This arts and craft market is filled with all sorts of goodies. From paintings and sculptures to jewelry, fabric and so much more, you are spoilt for choice. Embrace the true nature of the Nigerian and be ready to haggle!
Oba Elegushi Street, off Lekki-Epe Expressway (between the 4th and 5th Roundabout)
This leading art, culture, lifestyle and educational centre is a premier recreational destination and also home to a craft shop filled with statement pieces including ankara-covered pieces of jewellery, bags, stationary and more.
Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island
t: 012700588, 08099007744
This shop portrays the beauty of African arts and crafts, books, sculptures, paintings, vintage fabrics, gift items and more good stuff since 1988. This quaint store embodies all aspects of our history and culture and provides the works of local artisans for us to splurge on!
First Compound on the Right, Parkview Estate Main Gate, off Gerrard Road, Ikoyi
Stationed below the quirky Art Cafe, this delightful store is filled with all sorts of treasures waiting for you to find. From unique pieces of furniture to exotic soft furnishings and everything in between, they have all sorts of creative options for you to pick from.
282 Akin Olugbade Street, off Idowu Martins, Victoria Island
t: 014610880, 08118777787
Haba Mugamu International Art and Craft
This shop is ideal for when you want to grab a last minute present on the go. Located in Murtala Muhammed International Airport, you can get authentic African souvenirs for your travels ranging from carved goods and beads to leatherwork, local fabrics and stonework.
Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja
This store not only deals with ethnic arts and crafts and souvenirs like African throw pillows, ceramic vases and fun home decor items but also in bespoke engagement packaging and gifts, too.
Ikoyi Mall, 1 Bank Road. opposite Old Fed Sec, Ikoyi
t: 08024707630, 08170088880
Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market
For over 30 years and still going strong, this arts and craft market is home to a variety of souvenirs ranging from beautiful traditional sculptures and masks to jewelry and accessories and many more handcrafted items.
1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island
If you are looking to find some of the trendiest ready-to-wear African print wear for women, teens and kids plus home and lifestyle accessories, then you’ve come to the right place. Aimas will leave you kitted out with some fun and fashionable items.
32 Alexander Avenue, Ikoyi
Radisson Blu Ikeja Gift Store
This stylish hotel has a cute little gift store with cool and funky gift items and souvenirs for you to choose from in the comfort of a pleasant space.
38/40 Isaac John Street, GRA Ikeja
Omotola Fabric Souvenirs
Choicest African-print inspired store that provides souvenir item ideas for all events. They can even customise your items for you. They have an assortment of fabric bags, cushions, shower caps and other ankara accessories
Shop 14 Adebola Shopping Mall, 53 Isaac John Street, GRA Ikeja
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