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Address: Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (011) 838-6752
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Description: Throngs of locals and tourists visit this indoor/outdoor complex where...
Throngs of locals and tourists visit this indoor/outdoor complex where over 350 shopkeepers hawk their wares.
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A must for every material shopper!!

Whenever I visit Johannesburg, the Oriental Plaza is a must. It has lots, loads and rolls of varieties, beddings, kitchen staff, rugs name it! The only problem is carrying them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Entebbe, Uganda
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Entebbe, Uganda
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Whenever I visit Johannesburg, the Oriental Plaza is a must. It has lots, loads and rolls of varieties, beddings, kitchen staff, rugs name it! The only problem is carrying them back home, but this is a must visit area!

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Plaza, as we locals call is a shop for less with everything-under-one-roof. It is an Indian shopping experience where you can bargain and get discounts on almost anything. It has a certain buzz, aroma of spices all mixed up together to create a shopping paradise. They have everything from shops selling samoosas, ice cream, fabric, clothes, bridal wear, suits, leather... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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209 reviews 209 reviews
118 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was invited for just the second time in my life to be a best man, this was at my cousin's wedding in the UK. Long way to go so I wanted to be smart. I bought an off the peg suit at one of the many tailor shops... It is a super dark blue/black suit with charcoal pin stripe.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Still love to walk around and look at all to buy. Lots of bargains. Nice to try the food and always special deals.

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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184 reviews 184 reviews
96 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Park in the secure parking and head out and explore the diversity that this market has to offer . Curtains seem to be the thing to buy here and some interesting brass goods are found here too . There is also a wide range of Indian influenced food available if you get hungry while exploring the market . Worth a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A very large complex offering Oriental and other products. Like: large number of shops selling cultural items. Good for bargains and bargaining. Large variety of shops. Dislike: Layout, access and parking lot access confusing. Lotsof same type little shops not really offering anything of value. Quality of some clothing sold not very good. Prices of clothing and other items in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I had to have custom made curtains for my house since the drops were 2.9m. I searched around Oriental Plaza and found a great little store that was able to do them for me. I chose the fabric, gave him the measurements and picked up my curtains in no time! They even came to my house to install the curtain... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Good variety of shops. Very reasonably priced. High quality goods. Good Indian food. Very clean toilets which cost you a Rand to use. Nice spice shop. Shoppers delight. Parking is a challenge , though

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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109 reviews 109 reviews
92 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

For those who have never had the privilege of going to India, you can find a bit of it here. It is a fun place to experience for the first time to see variety of items from spices, homeware, jewelry, clothing and foods in one place. Expect to bargain and haggle your way around. Quite safe and relatively big. Can... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Numerous small shops with a variety of merchandise. You are very likely to get whatever you are looking for - great place for clothes, fabrics and tailors/dress makers. Restaurant, World of Samoosas, is great eating place if you are looking for authentic Indian food of a high quality - this place is busy on Saturdays so you may have to... More 

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