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African Craft Market of Rosebank

Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
+27 11 442 4488
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Certainly different

Having only a day in this suberb. We wanted to explore what Rosebank had to offer. We asked how to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spursgirl13
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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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Get stuff here you don't find everywhere else

Extensive, spacious and varied.We saw and bought stuff here that we didn't come across anywhere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TripeAdviser
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London
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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 via mobile

Having only a day in this suberb. We wanted to explore what Rosebank had to offer. We asked how to get there. It is only there on a Sunday. It's pretty amazing at all the different types of crafts, clothing and ornaments. Well worth the...More

2  Thank Spursgirl13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive, spacious and varied.We saw and bought stuff here that we didn't come across anywhere else in SA. Whether that means they're unique to Rosebank or that we didn't visit enough markets, I can't say. Look out for the guy who makes witty, figurative lamps...More

Thank TripeAdviser
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had one day in the area, and were keen to see this market, as we had heard about it many times. It is much smaller than I expected, in one corner of the roof top car park, and has a mix of clothing,...More

1  Thank Barry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to find heaps of handicrafts. From wood carvings to stone crafted souvenirs, the choices are too many. The prices are slightly high but make sure to bargain. Some stall owners tend to hassle a lot which can be annoying. Don't be swayed...More

Thank shahin-r-ali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very eerie atmosphere, smells, sense of ancient witchcraft, death and foreboding. Should be more bright, warm and friendly, brightly lit, more welcoming atmosphere. Service rude, loud and unfriendly.

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very small for all the hype I expected it to be bigger.. I did not find the vendors overall aggressive as some did in other reviews.

Thank dfwgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A safe and convenient way to see a range of crafts some of which were from further afield than SA. Quality was reasonable with a few very good carvings whilst prices were ok without being great value but nor were they priced to totally rip...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not find anything worth buying there. the craft market must have seen better days. the vendors are pushy and I did not see anything i liked. Cape town had far better designs and as I said Airport beats the market.

1  Thank Cristina T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

soomeone recommended this shop for souveniers, you can find all sort of stuff. but i preferr buying it on Safaris or tours. the stuff there is really Commercial what you can find at the Airport. or really big objects which you can't really take on...More

1  Thank V_2020
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If Joburg is your last stop before heading home and you haven't purchased any souvenirs than this is your place. Joburg was our first stop and although we enjoyed walking through the market (many many things to see) we were a bit overwhelmed. There is...More

1  Thank islandgirl_bg_fl
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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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