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Adire Mall Abeokuta- For The Love Of African Print by FuckWhoBannedMe: 7:12pm On Dec 18, 2020
Adire mall is an ultra-modern market located in the city of Abeokuta, Ogun State. Ogun state is known for its food, culture and local fabrics. This market is the biggest Adire market in Africa. It is located within proximity from the popular Olumo Rock. A popular tourist attraction in Abeokuta.
Adire is not just another form of clothing, Adire is a part of the Yoruba culture and tradition. The art and culture that has been passed from generation to generation. A fashion that came as a result of scarcity. It has become one of the major sources of fashion apparel and a source of employment in the city. This practice is an age-long tradition popular within the Yoruba community at Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. An art that has been imported to virtually every part of Yoruba land.

This trade has engaged lots of making in the craft and has created a multi-million naira industry within this community.
The Adire market is the biggest Adire market in Nigeria and Africa. It is known as the Kampala market while the locals call it the Itoku Market. It is the hub of Adire fabric in Nigeria. Abeokuta is considered the Capital of Adire fabric.
This is one of the most colourful markets in Nigeria with different fabrics.

Re: Adire Mall Abeokuta- For The Love Of African Print by FuckWhoBannedMe: 7:12pm On Dec 18, 2020
Tips when Visiting Adire Market

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Hold enough cash
Communication within the market is mostly in the local dialects (Yoruba), pidgin English while some speak the English language.
You may also want to go with a local guide.
Be ready to bargain
Compare prices from multiple stores before making a final decision, especially if you are not sure of the pricing.

Other Things to Buy at the Market

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Lovely Artworks
Fabrics and fashion materials
Sculptures
Beads
Local jewellery
Musical Instruments like the talking drum and Beaded instruments
Other Things to do at Adire Market

Get some lovely fashion products.
Do window shopping
Stop by at a local restaurant for the taste of the local delicacy called Ofada rice.
Bring out your adventurous spirit, Hike the Olumo Rock.
Get some artefacts
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Location of Adire Market

The Adire market is situated at Itoku Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Source: https://www.travelwaka.com/adire-market/

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Re: Adire Mall Abeokuta- For The Love Of African Print by GNature(m): 11:53am On Jan 28, 2021
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