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Address: 150 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 308 1331
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At fifty stories tall and four blocks long, this mixed-use urban landmark...

At fifty stories tall and four blocks long, this mixed-use urban landmark is the city’s largest commerce center.

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The Carlton Centre seems to have seen better days. I learned that they are trying to revitalize the area but it is an OK place to visit.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 November 2016
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Trivandrum, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The very attraction of Johannesburg of yester years.A towering magnificent eye catching structure in center of the city.

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Holmes, New York, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sketchy Part of Town, women i was with took earrings off as they did not feel safe walking around. Mall was nice, I worked nearby

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Carlton Centre seems to have seen better days. I learned that they are trying to revitalize the area but it is an OK place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

What an experience, an awesome view of the city! on top of it 50th floor, i had a great view of Joburg! You want to see the whole of Joburg go there

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The 50 floors to the top was quick and the view from the top beautiful to see. You could play "I spy" with younger kids as your walk around the top gives you a view of Johannesburg from all sides.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was one of the sights pointed out on our City Sightseeing tour. It is the tallest building in Africa, 50 storeys tall. We didn’t have the chance to go inside and see the panoramic views from the top, however.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

What an experience! What an awesome view of Johannesburg! The top of the other Joburg skyscrapers can be seen from the 50th floor of the Carton Centre. If you look at the photos that I've taken, it looks as if I've taken it from an aeroplane.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Steer clear - I wouldn't bother there are better places to do your shopping than this run down place in the middle of down town Jozzi.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is one of the things you cannot miss whilst visiting Johannesburg. You will enjoy great panoramic views of the city. You can get to the Carlton Centre from Johanesburg Park Station on City Sightseeing Joburg Red Bus. It is the second stop. The guide on the bus usually gives a tour guide for those who require it. The red... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Best to get here by the City Sightseeing bus. It is one of their best stops and a good place to stop and get out of the bus. You have to buy a ticket and travel vertically fifty floors to see rewarding panoramic view.

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