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African Craft Market of Rosebank

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Address: Cradock Ave, Johannesburg 2121, South Africa
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+27 11 442 4488

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Not Your Typical Craft Market

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... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 repairs. He's a walking encyclopedia on watches. Downstairs you'll find a guy from Malawi who... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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 of the African stores, so it helps to know the shop value of what you... More 

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Sydney Australia
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

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Thank Cazzyg
Nairobi, Kenya
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 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.

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california
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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

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Thank luggageliza
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 April 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.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 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 :-)

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Thank Morgan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A mix of different cultures in one place, good negotiable prices, in the heart of vibey trendy rosebank, always fun to shop around

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I'm not a market type of person but if you visit one market in Gauteng, let this be the one. Been back wit lots of visitors. Close to Gautrain station.

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Thank Awethu_International
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

So many lovely things to see and buy. Nothing is to much for the individual seller. They go far and beyond to find your desired item.

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