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African Craft Market of Rosebank

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Cradock Ave | What3words: Wedge.coach.spelled, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
+27 11 442 4488
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My Favorite African Curio Market in Joburg!

Love coming here because you get the African market vibe, but it's not too aggressive. If you go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SusanEasterly
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Wide assortment, generally good quality and comfortable prices

This place has a small entrance floor (which you may think is all there is) but once you go down... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pierre F
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice market” (5 reviews)
“similar items” (4 reviews)
“stall holders” (6 reviews)
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Cradock Ave | What3words: Wedge.coach.spelled, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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+27 11 442 4488
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love coming here because you get the African market vibe, but it's not too aggressive. If you go regularly, you get to know the vendors a bit better, which I have enjoyed. I even got a really good deal because I reminded one fella that...More

Thank SusanEasterly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a small entrance floor (which you may think is all there is) but once you go down the stairs there are dozens of stalls with handicraft of different kinds ands from many different parts of Africa. Quality is generally fine and prices...More

Thank Pierre F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rosebank itself is a nice and upper end shopping center with a variety of shops and eateries to choose from. The Craft Market is in a part of this mall. It is quite large, with a variety of "African" items for purchase. Some things may...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to go there only when I had to travel and take some souvenirs and the Rosebank market (the one on the top floor on the mall) wasn't open. The vendors are very pushy and the articles are pretty repetitive, I just get very...More

Thank Misssaki
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good range of merchandise where you’ll be able to find African jewellery, decorations, cloths etc. Vendors are friendly and will try to convince you to buy things, but then why wouldn’t they. Some could start with ‘high’ prices but quickly drop it down so there...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of very nterestngitems but I thought it was over priced the city markets reflected a better price

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One really have to haggle as the vendors will start of very very high until a moderate price is reached. The vendors will lie to you about the Origin of the merchandise as most merchandise is IMPORTED from China and other countries within Africa, mainly...More

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The craft market in Rosebank is huge! It has several vendors selling cheap souvenirs to designer art work. It was not too busy when we visited ( a weekday) but we were told it is a zoo on weekends. You may find a one of...More

Thank MS V
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Great Sunday craft and food market. Amazing selection of crafts, jewelry, clothing, accessories, food stuffs and takeaway meals. A must do if you are in Johannesburg on a Sunday.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

A nice place to visit and shop when you're short on time. All the souvenirs are available under one-roof. I found certain unique items to my liking. An Ostrich egg lamp with big five beautifully etched and with wooden base(R275), Wooden (Zimbawean Musasa) Wine bottle...More

1  Thank ManishNarang
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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!
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Celle
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.
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Mooncake1969
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
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