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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Located on the west of Joburg Central. This town housed a number of museum and theatre at the border between these 2 areas. Is a nicer area compare to south part of Joburg Central.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite hang outs on a Saturday. So many artists and the food is absolutely mind blowing. Like minded people and let’s not talk about the fashion! DJ killing it and such a great vibe and good drinks and so much food to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lordkruger1
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is where you'll find some of the most creative people in the city. The Bag Factory, The Dance Factory, Moving Into Dance all have their homes in the heart of Newtown. While you are there visit The SciBono and Africa Museums or watch one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JoanL2073
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Newtown boasts old world charm at its best. We love walking about. Visiting the theatre and trying different food. The music is always delightful. In the day there is so much more to entertain you. I love it...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RojaK18
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Since the fall of the Apartheid regime and the shift to the new administration there was a massive change in downtown Johannesburg. As a tourist you give second priority to the historical events that led to the current situation and put top priority to your...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The Newtown precinct with its squares and buildings is a nice attempt by Johannesburg to regenerate its downtown/inner city.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Newton is a neighborhood on the rise, a hotspot for cultural activities & up-and-coming creative business. Newton is ideal for a laid-back Saturday morning outing. You can visit the free museums & pop up workshop. With great cafe’s & coffee shops it’s ideal to unwind.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MischkeLC
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Newtown is an admirable idea, an attempt at urban regeneration right in the heart of Johannesburg city centre. They've tried to make it into an arty area with lots of restored buildings and local artisans setting up stalls to sell their wares. A nice open...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Now Newtown is a buzzy and alive are, plenty to do and see and well worth a visit. Nice restaurant Moji!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 130christinak
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The only place worth visiting was the Africa Museum. Although I feel they can involve the local artists here much more and fill the empty spaces inside the Museum. Have shows, art exhibitions, charge money for entrance at each private show or exhibition. Involve your...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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