Johannesburg

Markets

Fordsburg night market

This bustling night market in the predominantly Muslim neighbourhood of Fordsburg is one of a few city places where it is enjoyable and safe to walk about after dark. The local community trawl this open-air market for Bollywood films, pirated DVDs, jewellery, clothes, incense and spices. Irresistible aromas of Indian street foods fill the air with authentic samoosas, biriyanis and sizzling tikka kebabs to be found on just about every corner. Look out for the bakeries selling colourful 'sweetmeats', barbers offering Turkish shaves and the small shop selling freshly made sugar cane juice.

Map

Open

Fri and Sat evenings.

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