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African Craft Market of Rosebank

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A good collection of interesting stuff -- all in one place. The only down side is the hard sell, which turns me off.

Located on two floors in a suburban shopping center, its a good collection of African type arts and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
All Kinds of Crafts Under One Roof

We visited the African Craft Market a few times while at the Mall at Rosebank. Because there are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Houston, Texas
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Cradock Ave | What3words: Wedge.coach.spelled, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on two floors in a suburban shopping center, its a good collection of African type arts and craft. Its possible to compare items because there are so many vendors. However, I find the hard sell makes me not want to buy anything. If you...More

Thank Psychiedog
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the African Craft Market a few times while at the Mall at Rosebank. Because there are so many vendors in one space, with so much to see, we found that we needed the time before making any purchases. There was so much to...More

Thank ALMtex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy and full of friendly moderately aggressive salesfolks trying to make a living. We enjoyed our visit and made serveral purchases..

Thank Chingachgook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of various trinkets to choose from many of this the little shops had the same Venders were a little aggressive to try and get you in there particular shop.

Thank advcards
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here when i need to get my distressed picture frames. Great place to go if you have overseas visitors looking for something to take back home. They have most of everything.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Jo-burg is your first stop in your visit to South Africa, this market is a nice introduction to the variety of crafts products you will find. Paintings and other art items, carved wood and stone products, beaded items, clothing, African masks, etc. No marked...More

Thank TheDad50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mostly mass produced stuff. Did buy some nice pillow covers that seemed to be made by the vendor. MOst of the vendors said they were the artists, but after traveling to other cities, we say exactly the same stuff. Annoying....

Thank mcguirks2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been there and bought several souvenir during my visit last month. There are 2 levels which the first one during entrance is a bit pricey but with better quality and different kind of souvenir. Go to lower ground and you will find several vendors selling...More

Thank KhairulA1170
Reviewed July 30, 2018

a must visit when in Johannesburg! if you are into arts and crafts. If you want to buy all your souvenirs in one location, this is the place. its fun to enter into bargaining negotiations for all purchase. its expected, its part of the culture...More

2  Thank Elbermiami
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Great collection of vendors selling African items, home decorative items, crafts, original africana, etc. Food stalls, and connected to Rosebank shopping centre.

Thank thumper234
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Beth K
October 17, 2018|
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Response from Ayasha T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and yes! I felt safe with my 16 year old son and I also went back without him. It is nextdoor to a big mall. I agree with everything Michelle said and you can find some unique items but you will have to really look for... More
Andreea C
June 13, 2018|
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Response from StrangeTripper | Reviewed this property |
not 100% sure....we ubered it. however, the market is located on the upper deck of a parking garage, so my guess is there probably is, but get there early!!
Andreea C
June 13, 2018|
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Response from YRLG | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking but it’s limited.