Details of Soweto
Johannesburg has only recently emerged as a viable tourist destination again, shrugging off near twenty years of decay and racial tension. While things are not yet perfect, the city is a far safer and more inviting place now than it has ever been before.
From the cultural hubs of Newtown and Braamfontein to the hipster hub of Maboneng on the fringes of the city, Johannesburg is fast emerging as a hot new destination in South Africa.
Like all major international cities, Johannesburg boasts plenty of options when it comes to shopping, dining, and accommodation.
Museums & galleries such as the Apartheid Museum, Gold Reef City, Arts on Main, and Lesedi Cultural Village all offer insights into both South Africa’s past and its present.