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Best of Johannesburg Guide

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Johannesburg
Johannesburg is the place to go to mix big-city culture, shopping, dining and nightlife with outdoor adventures, up-close wildlife encounters and visits to historical sites. Explore caves and nature reserves, or visit a traditional village by day, then enjoy dinner at a hip cafe or five-star restaurant. And if you're a shopper, bring an extra, empty suitcase. With malls, open-air markets and places that blend the two, you'll find plenty of unique souvenirs.

All things to do » Things to do

Apartheid Museum
Apartheid Museum
This museum is architecturally interesting and packed with thoughtful, often brutal, reminders of South Africa’s history.
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Gautrain
Gautrain
Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service for Gauteng, a province regarded as the economic heartland of South Africa.
Attraction type: Mass Transportation Systems
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Constitution Hill
Constitution Hill
Owner description: Nowhere can the story of South Africa's turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. Constitution Hill is a national... more Owner description: Nowhere can the story of South Africa's turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. Constitution Hill is a national heritage site situated in the Johannesburg CBD and is home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa- the highest court in the country on constitutional matters. Once a place of injustice and brutality, where South Africa's leading political activists, including Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, were detained, the site has been transformed into a place of solidarity and democracy, home to the Women's Gaol museum, Number Four Museum, and Old Fort Museum. Apart from its engaging and gripping exhibitions, Constitution Hill is also open to the public for guided tours and has become an important platform for Heritage, Education, and Tourism related programmes. The vast variety of programmes hosted at Constitution Hill enable us to embrace current issues, celebrate days of national significance, address matters of public interest and create a forum for public debate. With its rich history and character Constitution Hill boasts of ideal platforms to educate and learn about South Africa's story. ConHill, as it is famously known, also offers a variety of multi-purpose venues, suitable for conferencing, performances, a large array of events and for public activities and programmes. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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South Western Townships
South Western Townships
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Monte casino bird park
Monte casino bird park
Attraction type: Zoos
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cube Tasting Kitchen
Cube Tasting Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 974 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: International, French
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wombles
Wombles
Ranked #2 of 974 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Good for: Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cafe Del Sol
Cafe Del Sol
Ranked #3 of 974 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mo-Zam-Bik Linksfield
Mo-Zam-Bik Linksfield
Ranked #4 of 974 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: European, Portuguese, Japanese
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
The Grillhouse Rosebank
The Grillhouse Rosebank
Ranked #5 of 974 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill
Good for: Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Malandela Guest Manor
4.0 of 5
Malandela Guest Manor
US$ 29 - US$ 39
Ranked #8 of 270 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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Curiocity Backpackers
Curiocity Backpackers
US$ 11 - US$ 25
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Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
3.0 of 5
Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
US$ 17 - US$ 20
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Lucky Bean Guesthouse
Lucky Bean Guesthouse
US$ 57 - US$ 71
Ranked #2 of 270 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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Blackheath Manor Guest House
4.0 of 5
Blackheath Manor Guest House
US$ 48 - US$ 58
Ranked #7 of 270 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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Northcliff Manor Guest House
4.0 of 5
Northcliff Manor Guest House
US$ 46 - US$ 66
Ranked #10 of 270 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

The Residence Boutique Hotel
5.0 of 5
The Residence Boutique Hotel
US$ 186 - US$ 307
Ranked #1 of 73 Hotels in Johannesburg
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The Peech Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Peech Hotel
US$ 158 - US$ 179
Ranked #2 of 73 Hotels in Johannesburg
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Monarch Hotel
5.0 of 5
Monarch Hotel
US$ 111 - US$ 194
Ranked #3 of 73 Hotels in Johannesburg
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