From October to April, the shops are open from 8:00 to 18:00 (break from 13:00 to 15:00), and on Wednesdays and Saturdays after lunch they close completely. On Sundays, shops usually do not work.
Wines and liqueurs are being brought from Cyprus, the Commandaria sweet wine (or Namas wine), which is better to buy at Troodos Monastery in Kykkos, handmade lace and silver, paintings, leather goods, expensive jewelry of the original design, fur coats.
For lovers of culinary delights, you can bring from Cyprus Cyprus gollum cheese (convenient for transportation), Cypriot sweets (Turkish delight, halva, suzukos – almond grains in grape syrup, etc.).
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Kenyan products are as diverse and unique as Kenya itself. Here you will find traditional handicrafts, excellent weaving, amazing wood and bone carvings, fantastic fabrics and jewelry, as well as musical instruments.
In the capital of Kenya, it is very profitable to buy precious stones, especially malachite, tanzanite, blue agate and blue diamond. Shops usually operate from 8:30 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays from 8:30 to 12:30. Many stores focused on foreign tourists work without lunch until 19: 00-20: 00.
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Shops are open from 9.00 to 17.30. All products sold in stores are subject to value added tax of 17.5%.
Porcelain, glass, books, “a la Sherlock Holmes” tubes, bags, handbags, bracelets, watches, English tea with the addition of Kenyan bergamot or delicate jasmine are often brought to friends and family from London. The Scottish plaids, bagpipes, kilt kilts and, of course, Glenfiddich – malt whiskey are known all over the world.
For the year in the UK there are two major sales – the winter Christmas (in January) and the summer (in July).
London is considered the capital of shopping and fashion. There are more than 40,000 stores and 83 main street markets.
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