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African Craft Market of Rosebank

Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
+27 11 442 4488
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Souvenir Market - Haggle hard

I was able to haggle prices down to 25% or less of the asking cost. They're quite used to tourists... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christine V
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Los Angeles, California
Another souvenir market

If you are looking for a few cheap trinkets to remind you of your travels, this is a conveniently... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FlyingTheCoop
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  • Average22%
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Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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+27 11 442 4488
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Reviewed yesterday

I was able to haggle prices down to 25% or less of the asking cost. They're quite used to tourists and many don't know what their goods are worth. Especially when it comes to gemstones. In the age of ebay, their prices can be preposterous....More

Thank Christine V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a few cheap trinkets to remind you of your travels, this is a conveniently located souvenir venue. However your visit will create a lot of attention from vendors and items are repeated over many stalls.

Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Rosebank at the end of our trip to South Africa. By this time we have collected a small amount of South African artefacts, but the stalls at Rosebank were excellent. Unfortunately we were unable to visit on the Sunday market day, but the...More

Thank Ozzie149
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The African Craft Market has a variety of arts and crafts from all over Africa including Egypt, Ethiopia, Benin, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The surprise for me was finding Ahmed, a Swiss trained WATCHMAKER who can make or repair any kind of watch...More

Thank nomathembad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This a great place to visit to buy African artifacts, everything is offered here from higher end handbags and sculptures to simple beaded earrings and carvings. Be prepared to negotiate hard - whatever price is the offered at least halve it. This market supply alot...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Indoor market selling a wide range of souvenirs. Very friendly stall holders and a nice atmosphere. I even had a drum jam with one of the guys selling drums!

Thank Cazzyg
Reviewed April 22, 2017

The Rosebank Art and Craft Market is an exciting African shopping destination in the heart of the Rosebank shopping mall. Sells wide range of South African arts and crafts, as well as lots of other beautiful items from all over the African continent.

Thank hikwam
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Very well organized in shopping mall garage. All vendors were unique and accessible for price bargains. Not to be missed!

Thank luggageliza
Reviewed April 12, 2017

An interesting and exciting market experience. The goods for sale are ideal for tourists, family and friends living abroad as well as for locals looking for unique gifts.

Thank JULIE H
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I loved loved love this craft market. The work is so unique and beautiful. Although the artists are incredible sales people and and I spent all my money after about 5 stands :-)

Thank Morgan M
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Carmel N
Hi, we will visit the Rosebank art & crafts market on a Sunday at the end of our Africa holiday. We will not have much Rand left, does the craft market take credit cards? Thanks for your help!
June 7, 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
Is there anything special about the rooftop part? thanks.
April 16, 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
what time do they open? can one buy some food there? thank you
July 25, 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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