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African Craft Market of Rosebank

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Lively bazaar

A fun mix of curios, culture and cuisine. It's a bit of a circus, and be prepared to be sold to by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hdbyrne
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San Francisco, California
A Myriad of African Culture

Purposely went to buy African gifts. The downside is having to barter on price. Not comfortable... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Phyllis C
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Cradock Ave | Rosebank, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

when you're in the neighborhood, or when you have time. It's not that special, a busy market with to much of the same market stalls. A few nice things, but I expected more special, unique stuff so I was a little disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun mix of curios, culture and cuisine. It's a bit of a circus, and be prepared to be sold to by most of the vendors there. But the sales pressure is not as great as some other reviews might suggest, and the overall vibe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Purposely went to buy African gifts. The downside is having to barter on price. Not comfortable knocking prices down and as a result I found I paid far too much as I got similar items a lot less at the African shops at the Airport....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

it's not authentic.. its cheap and nasty and everyone wants you to buy something.. a trinket.. a baubel.. yes they need to make a living but FFS give it a rest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Glyn T
Reviewed 6 November 2018

There are some bargains to be found but many stalls offer almost identical items. Have a good look around before you buy and don't be afraid of bargaining.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Local art, wood carvings, beaded jewelry, stones statues, art and crafts. The Market is located in a regular giant shopping mall, a special entrance that takes to the lower level you find the hidden treasures of local art. Not to overwhelming, even though some shops...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Psychiedog
Reviewed 18 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chingachgook
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ash_grey15
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Response from peterkb2018 | Reviewed this property |
7 days a week
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Beth K
17 October 2018|
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Response from johnscrafton2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Beth, answers are yes and yes. You will feel quite safe there. Also agree with Michelle to keep your wits about you. Don't allow wallets to be seen etc. Food hall also very good, give it a try.
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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!!
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