This is one of the largest markets in Kampala or even in the East African region. Though well known for the second hard clothes, the market sells all types merchandise including clothes, food stuffs and almost everything under the sun. Everything at Owinio starts cheap and gets cheaper with bargaining. Come ready for the crowded area and it is advised not to carry large amounts of money. The market has been affected by frequent fire outbreaks where billions of shillings have been lost.
Owino is located near the center of Kampala, and you can get a boda boda to the market. It is located near Nakivubo Stadium and the new taxi park. From here you can easily access other places of important like Old Kampala mosque and the Hindu temples.