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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Thank 5779now
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We went to Maboneng, both excited as we have never been there. It seems to be an idea that hasn't taken off as yet. There are some places that are no longer open that they have listed on the maps. It is a great morning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ludwigakrause
Reviewed 15 January 2019

There’s everything in Maboneng. From food, street clothing to Salsa dancing. If you are looking for a taste of African cuisine try Pata Pata restaurant

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mapule Ethel M
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Area in Joburg that caters to their art, craft, rich culture. You can find everything from rooftop bars, restaurants, beads, healers, pharmacy, paintings, markets & more.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank xty314
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

This is an fab place to visit. There are nice restaurants, from traditional to a great Argentinian restaurant call Che. Bars and people hovering, comings and goings gives the place a little cosmopolitan vibe. My favorite is Sunday morning at Arts on Main when the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MiniverM
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Great way to do lunch and grab some souvenirs if you need them. Great vibe, busy place. So many restaurants to choose from it isnt funny!

Date of experience: October 2018
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12 January 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!
10 November 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
4 May 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