Market on Main, Johannesburg

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Engage in a weekly gathering of the city's food artists and food traders at Market on Main. Set in the renowned complex abundant with galleries and studios, this inner city site offers cuisines ranging from Ethiopian to Chinese and Italian, among many others. Embrace the vibe of a mingling of the traditional African and cosmopolitan, as the sounds of European languages mix with the native to make an amiable space for artists to trade. Make Market on Main a centerpiece of your Johannesburg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Johannesburg itinerary builder.
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  • What an amazing way to spend a few hours in a Sunday. Lots of stalls to browse. Particularly loved "I was shot in Joburg" an initiative to help former street children. Amazing things to buy and for...  more »
  • If you have very limited time in Joburg like me, then Market on Main and the neighborhood should be your first stop. You can satisfy all your needs as a tourist in that small area like good food...  more »
  • Great market with many food and drink options. Parking is usually pretty easy to find on the side streets and safety hasn't ever been a concern for me here. Food is not the only option as there are some nice boutique stores with many different products, especially upstairs. My greatest joy is usually from buying food at the market and walking the streets, just taking in the inner city vibe and atmosphere.
  • Ample parking. Delicious food. Quenching cocktails. Good people. Great vibe.

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