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Newtown

Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 482 3349
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"downtown johannesburg"
in 4 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 2 reviews
"south africans"
in 2 reviews
"theatre"
in 22 reviews
"museum"
in 23 reviews
"art"
in 6 reviews
"workshop"
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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...

Thank Roja K
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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

1  Thank Sofi N
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

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

Thank kdgarlipp
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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.

Thank MischkeLC
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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

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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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!

Thank Christina K
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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

2  Thank Sonja P
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Its another place in Johannesburg. It has lots of shops and restaurant. Good to if you want to see how South Africans spend their day.

Thank Warna F
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Newtown Cultural Precinct, in downtown Johannesburg, has a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe; and underlying its trendy coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and clubs is the same avant-garde attitude that made it a hot-bed of protest theatre, music and poetry during the apartheid-era.

Thank hikwam
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My hotel was not to far from this area it was a decent spot had some spots to shop amd get some gifts but watch were you are walking it can turn from a ok side to a very bad side of town very quickly...More

1  Thank Hunter G
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