Maboneng is the arts district of Joburg. Arts on Main hosts several galleries, shops and vendors to enjoy. Many of the galleries feature young and talented emerging Joburg artists. Maboneng also plays host to Market-on-Main every Sunday which is host to local retailers and exceptional cuisine.
Diagonal St is home to a large array of traditional retailers selling everything from Muti (local traditional medicine) to fabrics from around the continent. The Victorian shops on Diagonal Street, with their balconies, filigree iron work and the colourful Cairo-style fruit market are a South African cultural icon.FIND OUT MORE
This semi-outdoor market on Juta Street in Joburg's Braamfontein neighbourhood is fun fun fun. Eat oysters from Namibia, drink craft beer from South Africa, and devour paella, gelato, cheeses, chocolate...a food lover's paradise! Open on Saturdays.
The Plaza provides a delicate balance between western-type shopping and craft markets in the city centre. For decades the Indian tradesman – and women – have offered real bargains on pretty much any of their wares be it electronics and house ware, exotic Indian herbs, spices and cosmetics. Their real specialty though has always been textiles clothing, shoes jewellery and apparels.FIND OUT MORE
Newtown Junction Mall is a huge shopping complex that offers a wide range of local and international brands. After a spot of retail therapy, you can head to their Ster-Kinekor cinema to catch a film, grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurant options, or work out at the Planet Fitness gym on-site.