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Details of Johannesburg

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.

gandhi square in johannesburg city

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.

gold reef city in johannesburg

Short Overview

The South African capital (and Africa’s second largest city) is a bustling metropolis that is known affectionately as ‘Joburg’ by locals.


While not quite as popular as cosmopolitan Cape Town or breezy Durban, Johannesburg nonetheless offers up something for everyone.


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