About Johannesburg Shopping

Johannesburg is any shoppers dream destination! There is something here for everyone. No matter what you looking for, you will always find it in a Johannesburg shopping mall. Johannesburg (or Jozi as it is called by locals) is well known for its superb shopping facilities and offering visitors a shopping-spree of note is one thing that no other city in the country can offer quite like Jo-burg does.

Did you know? Once you've booked your hotel or accommodation in Johannesburg you will be all set to take advantage of the shops and malls offered in this dynamic city.

From the upmarket Sandton Shopping Centre and Nelson Mandela Square to the fun Oriental Plaza and not to be missed Rosebank Flea Market, Johannesburg is definitely a shopper's paradise. Jozi's shopping malls offer superior quality merchandise, entertainment and are unique lifestyle destinations.

Towards the South of the city you will find The Southgate Mall, The Glen and the Dobsonville Shopping Centre. The Southgate Mall is one of South Africa's top 10 malls in terms of size and has long served the nearby city of Soweto. Southgate has the largest complement of furniture stores in the region. Dobsonville Shopping Centre is the first major shopping complex in Soweto and is seen as a symbol of economic development in the area.

Towards the East of the city you will find the Eastgate Mall. This mall is ideally situated within easy distance of the OR Tambo International Airport and the Johannesburg city centre. It houses over 250 stores full of exciting merchandise. Then we go North. Here you will find the Cresta, Fourways Crossing, Fourways Mall, Hyde Park Corner, Killarney Mall, Melrose Arch, Montecasino, Nelson Mandela Square, Northgate, Sandton City, The Mall of Rosebank and Village Walk.

Cresta Mall is one of Jo'burgs largest shopping complexes, boasting a diversity of stores ranging from supermarkets and clothing to cozy coffee shops and movie theatres. The Hyde Park Corner was completed in November 1969, and was one of the first fully enclosed decentralized shopping centres developed in South Africa. Situated in the heart of the northern suburbs, Hyde Park Corner boasts 130 top-quality speciality stores, many of which are international brands.

Killarney Mall is one of Johannesburg's most established shopping centres and was the first shopping centre to be opened in the city in 1961. this fantastic mall is known as the city's best-kept secrets. Its unpretentious yet posh, ultra-stylish yet under-stated and modern. For those who enjoy late night shopping then visit the Montecasino. Late-night shopping is a unique feature and clothing, jewellery and African curios are the most popular products. There is plenty of entertainment, including cinemas, a theatre as well as a casino.

Nelson Mandela Square is also truly spectacular. From designer boutiques and world-class cuisine to local curios and cozy coffee shops, this square encapsulates a lifestyle that takes good taste to new levels. One can take in a show at the Liberty Theatre on the Square, cast your eye across works of art in one of the galleries or simply sit back and enjoy a meal at one of many renowned restaurants. Sandton City is one of those malls where one just cannot resist spending. Its absolutely superb, beautifully decorated, well designed and is one of Johannesburg's most upmarket malls. When you happen to visit Johannesburg, do not miss visiting this grand mall.

To the West of the city you will find the Clearwater Mall, and Westgate. Both offer a diverse shopping and entertainment experience. Lastly, we hit the city centre. Here you will find the Oriental Plaza and Carlton Centre. The Oriental Plaza is known for its exotic variety of fabrics sold at discount prices. Carlton Centre is in the city's towering 50-storey skyscraper known as one of the most popular landmarks in Johannesburg.

In Johannesburg one can truly experience a fabulous shopping escapade. All malls are uniquely designed and beautifully decorated. With so many shops and malls to choose from, where will you go first?

Need to Know

WhereJohannesburg and surrounds, Greater Johannesburg Metro, Gauteng, South Africa

WhenMost shopping centres in Johannesburg open early and stay open till late.

OvernightStay in Johannesburg Accommodation, Gauteng


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