Johannesburg Travel Guide


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    The rapid changing economy brought by the business investors and increase in tourism rate have made the city of Johannesburg flourished in the southern part of Africa. In the downtown area, you could see that different offices and apartments populate almost the commercial spaces. Just with a short p...

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Hotels in Johannesburg (186 Hotels) See All Johannesburg Hotels

  • 12 Decades Art Hotel

    Including Maboneng Precinct, Market on Main and Carlton Centre ideally found nearby the two and half star hotel, 12 Decades Art Hotel; this hotel is impeccably positioned...

  • Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg

    Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg is one of the best, finest places to remain in Johannesburg. Beautifully found close to Johannesburg Zoo, South African Nat...

  • African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

    Found within Johannesburg, African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel is a luxury hotel opportunely found alongside James and Ethel Grey Park, Acrobranch and Ama-Zing African Safar...

  • The Winston Hotel

    The Winston Hotel is one of the top, finest places to stay in Johannesburg. Nicely situated near African Craft Market of Rosebank, Finders Keepers Market and Life Day Spa...

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  • Turkish Mosque

    Turkish Mosque

    1 Le Roux Avenue, Mi...

    Attractions, Arts and Culture
  • Hector Pieterson Museum

    Hector Pieterson Mus...

    8288 Khumalo Street,...

    The Hector Pieterson Museum is a large museum located in Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa, two blo...

    Attractions, Landmarks and Points Of Interest, Arts and Culture
  • Montecasino

    Montecasino

    Montecasino Boulevar...

    Montecasino is a leisure and casino complex located at No.1 Montecasino Boulevard in Fourways, Sandt...

    Activities, Lifestyle, Attractions, Entertainment, Food and Drink, Landmarks and Points Of Interest
  • Apartheid Museum

    Apartheid Museum

    Northern Parkway and...

    The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apa...

    Local Stores and Services, Attractions, Services, Arts and Culture

About Johannesburg

The rapid changing economy brought by the business investors and increase in tourism rate have made the city of Johannesburg flourished in the southern part of Africa. In the downtown area, you could see that different offices and apartments populate almost the commercial spaces. Just with a short period, there has been a rapid pace of industrial development in the whole vicinity of Johannesburg. This makes the city rise to its peak of very prosperous state, even if it is not the capital of the South Africa; it becomes the wealthiest provincial capital in the whole Gauteng. Just imagine a very progressive city, even with the absence of the bodies of water, this largest city survived with no rivers, lakes, and coastal areas that are part of it. Although many other locations claim this name, it is undeniable that the city is the lightning capital of the world. What makes the city shine and its spark is renowned is because of the fact that in the huge mountains like the mineral-rich Witwatersrand and other terrestrial locations of Johannesburg, large-scale gold and diamond trades exist. The busiest and the largest airport in the whole continent of Africa can be found in the city of Johannesburg, although they have only one domestic and one international travels. The emergence of the different districts with all their distinctive features has contributed to the progressive state of the whole city. One of the most visited spots is the cultural district of Newton where nightlife is truly extravagant. Jazz clubs, bars, museums, and restaurants are just a few places to jive the very lively ambiance of the whole district. The neighboring suburbs like Braamfontein and Doornfontein are also the places to discover more of the cultural events. Despite the very rich state of the whole city, there are also districts that remain poor like the Rosebank, Sandton, Alexandra and Diepskloot, in which their poverty state is blames with some political issues. Overall, the whole Johannesburg is a very friendly city with the kind people dwelling on it. If you want to know the sobering remembrance of the dark past of the city, you may go to the Apartheid Museum, where they have displayed the highlights of their history. You could witness how they have illustrated the rise and fall of the South Africa, which the proofs are still visible in its current state. Being the Africa’s powerhouse, there is a lot to see here in Johannesburg. Art museums, galleries with figurative paintings can be viewed in public areas. It still holds the name being the most progressive African City. It is a hub of commercial, financial, and industrial aspects, which in turn have pushed up the economic state. The closest links of the surrounding towns are also sources of the overall wealth of the city. The tallest structures could entertain your travel with the best architectural designs that are truly amazing. The parks and gardens have modernized landscapes that could provide the fresh air to experience in the middle of the bustling city.

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