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African Craft Market of Rosebank

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Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
+27 11 442 4488
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Lovely market but got conned by one stall member.

This is a great market and has a lot of choices. It's a tourist area and tourist prices. I have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
My Birthday <3

I bought a lot of my gifts from there go see for your self amazing prices, and culture and food... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
+27 11 442 4488
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great market and has a lot of choices. It's a tourist area and tourist prices. I have visited this market many times on my own. Decided to return with our kids who were looking for presents for teachers and friends. We picked...More

Thank SPP7
Reviewed 6 days ago

I bought a lot of my gifts from there go see for your self amazing prices, and culture and food planing on going back in April 2018

Thank carolynddemery57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located between the Rosebank Mall and the Zone, this craft market offers the standard assortment of beading, wire sculptures, carvings, bowls, and fabric that one finds everywhere in South Africa. While it has a vast array of vendors, they all sell the same items. Most...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had a few hours and would have loved more time to browse this interesting Craft Market. So many beautiful arts and crafts and though many stalls have similar items you are sure to find something unique that you will want to buy. I...More

1  Thank Claudette L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone here is so much fun to interact with. Yes, you pay a bit more than a streetside market (they have to pay to BE there)... but everything you want, you can find here. We have purchased a large number of crafts here over the...More

Thank STSMark
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to look at you will be spoiled for choice. The crafts are amazing and some are incredibly rare, some masks for example. Most unusual. It's definitely worth a visit.

Thank maxinea963
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you dont have too much time to shop around and looking for souvenirs of your time in South Africa this is a pretty option. There is all kinds of things available from a rhino horn, paintings, clothes to postcards. All the items are not...More

Thank Sue_Mills82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated next to the Rosebank mall, many stalls with original African souvenirs. If you are not traveling to other centres this is a good place to purchase souvenirs. They are more costly here. The selection is vood. Close to the Rosebank HOHO stop.

Thank Denis D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled in downtown Johannesburg this authentic strip of artisan shops and creative side street stalls live up to the hype. For everything hip and original head down on a Sunday morning for shopping, lattes and lunch.

Thank Perryjm27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the lower level of the main mall, the market consist of many booths, each featuring local handicrafts. Although we enjoyed browsing, and even bought a number of souvenirs, we found it somewhat disappointing, We still recommend visiting the market, but be ready to...More

Thank Ronjill
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Carmel N
7 June 2017|
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Response from BeneRousseau | Reviewed this property |
Hi some merchants take Credit cards and there are some ATM just outside, so no worries!
16 April 2017|
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Response from Nadia G | Reviewed this property |
I think the rooftop us only on Sundays, and the craft market is there all the time. The rooftop is much larger, but generally most of the items are similar.
25 July 2016|
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Response from ciphernzilch | Reviewed this property |
The African craft market opens at 9AM and closes at 6 PM everyday. The rooftop market, as mentioned by the previous respondent, is open only on Sundays. There are many restaurants inside and around the Rosebank Mall. PS... More