Arts on Main

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Arts on Main
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Maria C
Johannesburg, South Africa21 contributions
Love this place. Informal, artsy and bustling with all sorts of people. Get there early to get a seat in the restaurant or you will stand or sit on the ground. Lovely bar for late afternoon with dancing if you fancy. Great selection of foods at various stalls and lovely artwork and clothing for sale. Go spend a Sunday, time well spent.
Written February 12, 2020
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benjamin
Benjamin, TX20 contributions
Enjoyed a great Sunday afternoon eating, drinking and buying all kinds of local crafts. This is a must visit if you are looking for a fun Sunday morning or afternoon. The Market on Main closes at 4:30 but there are plenty of other places in the neighborhood that stay open later.
Written February 3, 2021
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triplovernj
East Coast39 contributions
Solo
This was one of the highlights of our trip to Maboneng and we stayed in the area the entire time except for tours so it was fantastic to be able see the many artists and do any remaining souvenir shopping here. Definitely a must do if you are in the area on Sundays.
Written March 25, 2017
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Gary N
United States9 contributions
Friends
This complex of art establishments, shops, food stands and the Canteen restaurant was a very cool place to spend a Sunday afternoon. There was Salsa music and dancing on the rooftop deck of Canteen and the arts complex food and beverage choices were endless with a wide array of small mom and pop style establishments. There was a full bar and the food and drink prices were very reasonable from a Western cost perspective. This is a great place to spend a Sunday afternoon of relaxation, shopping and people watching.
Written March 1, 2017
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David20130609
Waunakee, WI1,162 contributions
Couples
We visited early in the day (around 11) and not many were open. The open Art Gallery were friendly with very interesting projects.
They are open on Saturday and that maybe a better time to visit.
Written March 7, 2020
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Kayl_D
639 contributions
I knew nothing about this place and glad I was brought here. So full of life, people, and art. A true treasure.
Written February 20, 2020
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CathleenKenyon
Rochester, NY180 contributions
Solo
This is my second time visiting this market. It's kind of cool because it's on the Fourth Floor of the mall so it's in a really safe location. I've purchased briefcases, pottery, African traditional items, unrefined shea butter, rugs, and love them all. Huge variety of things to purchase, plus really good food and drink.
Written May 7, 2018
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Misssaki
MissSaki38 contributions
Couples
This place breathes art and food! Colours and smells, such a visual pleasure for the eyes and sensorial for the soul, great food places around, lovely for a wonderful stroll around. Vibey and it feels fairly safe.
Written April 3, 2018
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Bettinavp
London, UK22 contributions
Family
A really funky area with a great vibe. There were endless galleries and little shops. Wanted to have lunch at The Canteen but they were fully booked. I wish I had had more time there. Another good reason to go back to Joburg.
Written January 12, 2017
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Christiandlarsen
Bergen, Norway12 contributions
Friends
We had an absolutely wonderful day! There were so many different impressions: all the different art and crafts were very interesting, and we certainly got some shopping done. There were many different stalls with different merchandise, and it felt (and loojed) very genuine. The highlight, still, was probably lunch: a mind-blowing array of cuisins from all over the world that made choosing almost impossible! There was a urban, yet very comfortable feeling throughout, and we had a great time!
Written July 19, 2016
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