The City of Manzini offers a selection of modern shopping outlets which would certainly give the visitor and residents alike a great shopping experience. The Bhunu Mall along Ngwane Street and the Hub along Mhlakuvane Street have over the years been the biggest shopping centers in the City of Manzini.
They are home to the country’s biggest supermarkets; Shoprite and Pick N’ Pay. Manzini also has the popular Spar and Boxer supermarkets. A number of smaller shopping centres are scattered around the city centre and offer a variety of trendy items.
There is also the Estel House and the recently opened Makhaya Shopping Centre along Ngwane Street, which mainly house clothing and cosmetics boutiques. For those who love the ‘wheels’, the Carson Centre has a variety of showrooms/dealerships for auto-mobiles at the public’s disposal.
As if to reassure the world that the City of Manzini is the ideal place for investment, in the year 2011 the city saw the emergence of a towering shopping mall named the Riverstone Mall. The mall is located at the foot of Ngwane Street just opposite the Manzini Old Trade Fair. It is home to a number of popular international brands in the retail landscape including Pick N’ Pay, Wimpy, Fish & Chips and many more. In fact, it is undoubtedly the pride of the Kingdom of Swaziland.
The eastern side of the city also recently saw the development of yet another shopping centre (next to the Carson Centre) which among others houses the Spar supermarket, a modern coffee shop and a variety of other modern shops. Another commercial development will soon be coming up in the western part of Manzini’s CBD along Meintjies road.
The development, which has been termed ‘Manzini Business Park’, will be home to an upmarket shopping centre and commercial plots are already available for sale on its side lines. A lot more can be said about the great shopping experience in the City of Manzini. Visit Manzini and satiate your shopping appetite.