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Maboneng Precinct

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“art galleries”(21 reviews)
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The Maboneng Precinct is a connected Urban neighbourhood in downtown Johannesburg. Maboneng is fast becoming Jo'burg's most unique and innovative area, offering live / work and entertainment opportunities within a fully integrated urban environment...more
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286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct | City & Suburban, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 72 880 9583
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very lively place with interesting local food and drinks. You can shop for genuine African handcrafted souvenirs while several street bands are playing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Agibagi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great space full of energy and vibrant atmosphere! Your sense will be stimulated as you move in this creative space.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnandmichelleb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mosaic of African cultures in one precinct. Sunday afternoons are the busiest with the greatest vibe! An array of excellent restaurants, sitting outside is a must. Maboneng caters for art lovers, curio buyers and browsers. Locals entertain patrons with African vibes with not so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marnewick_JP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't mind to visit the place again in the near future, the place gives a true reflection of the SA local culture.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank heartofart
Reviewed March 11, 2019

People out there they are so friendly compared to some cities i know . its so rich about street wear , Food , Paintings ,heritage and the love of Good music .. i can go there everyday

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank LawrenceLETLHOGONOLO
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Maboneng is an interesting neighborhood with many art galleries and cool shops. On Sunday mornings, there is a food market at Arts on Main with food stalls offering a wide variety of dishes. We had bbq, a vegetarian platter and a local craft lager. Everything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amit_and_Alex
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Don't let people scare you away from Maboneng and Joburg CBD. They're perfectly safe if you're walking during the day and keep your wits about you. If you're white you may feel out of place because everyone around you is black. But that experience shouldn't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank 5779now
Reviewed January 19, 2019

the food, with a local taste was a surprise and the atmosphere -great, interesting people and safe for everybody

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mguf
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

We spent a day walking through the Maboneng Precinct, with its many shops filled with fabulous works of art and artistry. We bought fabulous beaded necklaces and found an excellent book shop! The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the people very friendly! We had an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 964ginnyg
Reviewed January 16, 2019

A hip place for the young at heart with multiple things to do and see and a great flavour of Johannesburg in a once delapidated and now thriving part of central Johannesburg

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank charlie_bertin
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January 11, 2019|
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Response from CuriocityHostels | Property representative |
Hello There! It is one and the same neighborhood :) We have 24-hour on-street security in the precinct. You are more than welcome to also enquire with us about our sister hotel, The 12 decades Art Hotel. Team Curiocity!
November 10, 2018|
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Response from elouise36 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can explore the area freely - it is just a district within the city of Johannesburg. Obviously payment required when visiting restaurants etc - but there are some amazing great value street cafes selling the most... More
May 4, 2018|
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Response from CuriocityHostels | Property representative |
Hi Curiocity Hostel and Mainstreetwalks offers great tours of the neighbourhood and the city. Regards Bheki