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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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A Myriad of African Culture

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phyllis C
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Gold Coast, Australia
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 19 October 2018
Psychiedog
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Cradock Ave | Rosebank, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank Phyllis C
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
Thank advcards
Reviewed 5 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank johnscrafton2016
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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854andreeac
13 June 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!!
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