The amazing and beautiful market is called Karatina open air market.The market is located in Karatina town,Nyeri County , Kenya.Karatina market started it's operation in 1953. The market covers 7500 square meters of land with accommodate upto 3000 trades.The market was upgraded to a modern open air market in 2019 which costed approximately Ksh 210 million which included the construction 250 square meters of land where cold storage farmers can preserve fresh produce for a few when the demand is high. The market is owned and managed by the municipality of Nyeri county with coordination with the department of trade.
The main reason of constructing the market is to provide employment opportunities and boost the economic development of Karatina into a middle income class towards the vision 2030 realization on business . The market provide both domestic and electronic gadgets to the people of Karatina and the entire country.This market has a wide variety of goods.
See some of the business in the market
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