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Heaven on earth, if you want to find exclusive native African art

Walking along on Longstreet, you just cannot avoid passing or running into this hot spot of native... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
802karlheinzh
Interesting place to look for African crafts

This is an interesting market full of various stalls selling all types of keep sakes and much much... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
philo04
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The Pan African Market is the oldest Pan African Market in South Africa. It comprises of artists, artisans, designers and creatives from all over the continent. Each individual comes with a rich and exciting story, creating a vibrant and colorful...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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76 Long Street | Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 82 747 2308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Together with the designer I designed a costum made skirt and top. I paid 100 euros and they said it would be ready in four days. After a month it still wasn't ready... By that time I had to catch my plane back to Holland...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

I have tried this place several times. I will not do it again. Pushy vendors. Prices appear to be a secret. I would pass on these African craft stores including the African craft market on 62 Long street, where the owner has no idea what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Walking along on Longstreet, you just cannot avoid passing or running into this hot spot of native African art. Pan African Market is a huge building with three stories jammed, and when I use this term, I really mean it, it’s jampacked to the ceiling...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 802karlheinzh
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is an interesting market full of various stalls selling all types of keep sakes and much much more. This market has it all - beaded crafts, radios made from recycled soda cans, hand made crafts, tons and tons of African masks - it is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank philo04
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We came over to look for a souvenir from South Africa and we find this nice Ebony Elephant. After a few minutes trading about the discount we bought it for a very cheap price.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Gökhan B
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went to the Pan African Market because of the name and the scale of the shop. It was also recommend in our South Africa Rough Guide. After walking down Long Street and through Greenmarket Square, we were hoping the Pan African Market would have...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Whole building of 3 floors to be covered on foot, overcoming a thousand corridors and many rooms. Many small shops with ethnic products, handmade, colorful. Option of paying by credit card. Go there !!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Massimiliano F
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to buy all sorts of art pieces. Four levels jam packed with objects and friendly shop keepers. Whilst green street markets is around the corner I would waste my time - just fine straight here and find what you need. Shop keepers happy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jo z
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I visited this place to find mud cloth for my sister. There is a good amount of souvenirs that were not present in many of the places to buy stuff. Always negotiate! Like way lower than their initial price. They will quote you a price...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank NDomino
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Pan African Market is located on Long Street Don't miss it if you are in cape Town. It's one of the best places to buy African artefacts - their selection comes from across the African continent. Masks, jewellery and all manner of artefacts. The...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Mike F
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