Focus on Rosebank, Gauteng, South Africa
|In the elegant suburb of Rosebank is the city of Johannesburgs
second largest central business district. Within these stylish surrounds
lies the Mall of Rose bank. The Mall is within walking distance to other
prestigious names that have chosen Rose bank as an address they can quote
with pride. They include the Park Hyatt (244 rooms) The Grace Hotel (
75 rooms) , the four star Rose bank Hotel (318 rooms) and The Courtyard
(83) rooms. The exclusive five star Westcliff Hotel is only a five-minute
drive away from al the activity and energy that attracts discerning shoppers
and visitors to Rosebank.
With numerous office buildings housing blue chip companies and Consulates in the Rosebank suburb and affluent residential area in close proximity, The Mall enjoys support from distinct, loyal and astute shoppers. Patronage is further enhanced by international tourists, business people and out of town visitors who are all in pursuit of The Malls high quality shopping experience.
Just recently, a new walkway has been built linking The Grace Hotel and The Mall of Rosebank. The 8-metre walkway would make it easier for the hotel guests, many who are high-profile tourists to move into The Mall for shopping or to the movies and return safely. The new walkway will make shopping an even greater experience for tourists especially when the weather is bad or even at night. The area surrounding the shopping area in Rosebank, is generally considered among the safest places around.
The Mall is home to some of South Africas most contemporary stores and adventurous entertaining attractions. The one of a kind Cinema Nouveaucomprises 10 screens offering a stimulating array of contemporary art house movies. Palates are pampered in 11 top class restaurants and innumerable stores gratify the needs of the discriminating shopper.
A formal, bazaar style African Craft Market located at the main entrance to The Mall offers the widest range of handmade products from the four corners of Africa. The Mall and African Craft market have already become a must visit on any tourist itinerary. Added to this is the very popular 600 stall Rooftop Market open on Sundays and public holidays on the South African calendar.
The Gauteng Tourism Agency, that caters for both the domestic and international tourists, is located on the mezzanine level of the shopping center. The agency gives excellent advice to tourists on what to see and where to go, not only in Johanesburg, but also throughout the entire Gauteng province.
Visitors to The Mall of Rosebank will find three shopping experiences all rolled into one, (The Mall, African Craft Market and the Rooftop Market) . A shopping experience that they will remember for many months afterwards.
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