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La Caverna Art Gallery

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Mountain trails maps & 2 separate for books

Hereabouts I agree with a former commentator, that varied and interesting places are few and far in... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Stephen W
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London
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Good art

Good art. Great atmosphere. Malawi is definitely the best place this gallery to be. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Kyle H
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Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Mandala Road, Blantyre, Malawi
+265 1 871 932
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

A good place to look as a museum but overpriced art work. Go to the market instead and buy great art and carving and fabrics for a fraction of the price. Since none of these artists are world renowned, it really does not matter whose...More

Thank Purobi
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Hereabouts I agree with a former commentator, that varied and interesting places are few and far in between. The La Caverna Art Gallery has a large collection of local Malawian art and memorablia from times past. It's nearest rival in the literal and metaphorical sense...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Good art. Great atmosphere. Malawi is definitely the best place this gallery to be. Lovely surrounding areas and loss to do in the immediate area.

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Visiting this place goes beyond looking at artefacts and buying souvenirs. It is also about entering a very old house, quite typical of what was built decades ago in Blantyre. So I enjoyed all parts of my visit, including walking back to my hotel. Don't...More

Thank Swissdiver
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Situated in the oldest house in Blantyre, this is a lovely shop with a great selection of wooden carvings, original paintings, locally produced beauty products, etc. I particularly loved the old maps of Malawi. There is ample parking and the garden area is magnificent.

Thank islandgirlle2
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Nice collection of paintings and wood carvings. Quality is very good. Most items are for sale. Prices are steep, but the quality is much better than most craft and art shops.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I was in Blantyre for a business conference. The last day of our trip me and two other ladies decided to take a taxi from our hotel (Sunbird Mount Soche) to visit the church and the art gallery. It only took about 10 minutes to...More

Thank MarcelaTorres
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lovely collection of art by local artists. Historic house setting, with nice grounds and cafe. Pity it's open only on weekdays and Saturday mornings.

Thank ScatterlingsAbroad
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Where good and interesting places are few and far in between, visit them! The La Caverna Art Gallery and their accompanying restaurant in Blantyre is one of them. They have a large collection of local Malawian art (not cheap) and memorablia from older times. As...More

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a charming and peaceful oasis near the center of Blantyre. The compassionate owner has turned a piece of Malawian history into a library and gallery and garden and café. The gallery promotes local artists in many different crafts. One room gives an historical...More

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Gabriele F
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I have to be cryptic here. Use gmail and this: lacavernamalawi
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Yes they do. Carrot cake excellent. Always fresh and home made. Biscuits also great.
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