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African Craft Market of Rosebank

Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
+27 11 442 4488
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Virtually anything ethnic African is obtainable at the many stalls.

Excellent variety of African curios.Small, medium, large, trinkets, etc. Always bargain,,,,,,,It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vernon L
Why take this abuse?

The stands are tiny, but there are hundeds. Each one has a vendor that will detain you, beyond... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ranles76
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  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
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Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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+27 11 442 4488
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent variety of African curios.Small, medium, large, trinkets, etc. Always bargain,,,,,,,It's expected/ :)

Thank Vernon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stands are tiny, but there are hundeds. Each one has a vendor that will detain you, beyond your comfort.

Thank ranles76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting area/ African crafts. about 100 permanent stalls with good selection of items (shirts and hats also available in adjacent shopping mall for about the same price). vendors were very pushy and aggressive. but prices (bargain hard.. can get up to 50% off)...More

1  Thank hornfanaustin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was able to haggle prices down to 25% or less of the asking cost. They're quite used to tourists and many don't know what their goods are worth. Especially when it comes to gemstones. In the age of ebay, their prices can be preposterous....More

Thank Christine V
Reviewed 3 June 2017

If you are looking for a few cheap trinkets to remind you of your travels, this is a conveniently located souvenir venue. However your visit will create a lot of attention from vendors and items are repeated over many stalls.

Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited Rosebank at the end of our trip to South Africa. By this time we have collected a small amount of South African artefacts, but the stalls at Rosebank were excellent. Unfortunately we were unable to visit on the Sunday market day, but the...More

Thank Ozzie149
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The African Craft Market has a variety of arts and crafts from all over Africa including Egypt, Ethiopia, Benin, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The surprise for me was finding Ahmed, a Swiss trained WATCHMAKER who can make or repair any kind of watch...More

Thank nomathembad
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This a great place to visit to buy African artifacts, everything is offered here from higher end handbags and sculptures to simple beaded earrings and carvings. Be prepared to negotiate hard - whatever price is the offered at least halve it. This market supply alot...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Indoor market selling a wide range of souvenirs. Very friendly stall holders and a nice atmosphere. I even had a drum jam with one of the guys selling drums!

Thank Cazzyg
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The Rosebank Art and Craft Market is an exciting African shopping destination in the heart of the Rosebank shopping mall. Sells wide range of South African arts and crafts, as well as lots of other beautiful items from all over the African continent.

Thank hikwam
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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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wayan1969
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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