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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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At Oriental Plaza take your time, its amazing what things you can find if you dig well. Lots of choices but bargain well too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

At Oriental Plaza take your time, its amazing what things you can find if you dig well. Lots of choices but bargain well too.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The Oriental Plaza is another world! We love buying samosas from different shops, browse through the plethora of stores and absorb the cultural experience. safe parking, clean toilets and spicy food.

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

You can get everything you want from this place, they have everything and it is very safe with lots of security around. Be ready to haggle and you can get really good prices. Outside is a bit scary with people trying to sell you things but once inside I felt safe.

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

You can get anything at the Plaza. Nothing is too much trouble for most of the traders. They will take the entire shop down to get a sale.Prices are generally lower and the quality is not bad. I always have a pleasant shopping experience there. If you can't find what you want at one place they will direct you to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A very nice place for shopping. Good things, good prices. Ask for their better price. Negotiate in stores. Closes, shoes, African presents.

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Euless, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The shopping was fun and the lunch even better...highly recommend the Indian food and be sure to negotiate a ton at the actual shops

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I visit the oriental plaza often on my own or with friends when we are in search of tablecloths as well as fabrics for various purposes and occasions. It's also a good place if you are looking for bargains!

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Randburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Myself and 3 colleagues visited at the end of May to shop for accessories for our conference gala dinner. The girls enjoyed their shopping for bargains as well as a quick bite at World of samoosas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

What a good experience and some excellent street food. Anything from Indian curries, pizzas and chip butties with loads of meats. Yum!

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you want to have an experience of India beyond the borders of India, the Oriental Plaza will take you there with one click of your heels.... the smells and fragrances are reminiscent of India, but only the good parts..... it is an experience you won't forget. Oh and don't forget to buy samoosas to take home with you.

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