Map of Johannesburg Central, Gauteng
Johannesburg Central Map - Johannesburg Central detail and street level map showing the attractions and landmarks of Johannesburg Central including the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Nelson Mandela Bridge and the location of the Johannesburg Tourism Centre. Johannesburg’s inner city is dynamic and things change by the minute. Whilst it may have been ‘off limits’ for the past decade, Newtown’s regeneration and private redevelopment of historical office buildings in the city’s financial district have combined to make elements of the city attractive. To find out more please visit Johannesburg Central Information.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Johannesburg Central Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Johannesburg Central, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Johannesburg Central Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Johannesburg Central Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) Johannesburg Central
The Apartheid Museum is the story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity. Beginning in 1948, the white elected National Party government initiated a process which turned over 20 million people into 2nd class citizens, damning them to a life of servitude, humiliation and abuse. Their liberation in ... more information
Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo ran the first black legal practice in the country from a modest three-storey building, known as Chancellor House, during the 1950s at the height of apartheid. The major effort of their healthy practice was to help those accused of crimes against the state and of ... more information
Constitution Hill tells the fascinating, often tragic, story of the real South African history; a history in which injustices abounded on social, cultural and political levels. However, this is also a story of victory, as South Africa won back its freedom and now protects the rights and dignity of ... more information
The Gautrain is an 80 kilometre mass rapid transit railway system, which is a long-winded way of saying that Johannesburg constructed a (really) fast train that cuts out all of the traffic to and from the airport, just in time for the Soccer World Cup of 2010. Its presence is estimated to cut 20% of the ... more information
Works by Rodin, Dante, Gabriel Rossetti, Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas and Henry Moore grace the walls of the Johannesburg Art Gallery on the corner of Klein and King George Streets on Joubert Park, right in the midst of the central business district of Johannesburg. Whilst Joubert Park ... more information
Unveiled at the time that Mandela lay fighting a lung infection in hospital in 2013, the painted mild steel sculpture, known simply as Shadow Boxing, is a 6 metre-high depiction, inspired by a famous photograph by Drum photographer Bob Gosani, of Mandela as a young, amateur boxer... more information
Not only is Museum Africa one of the most beautiful buildings where it lies right next door to the Market Theatre complex in Bree Street, Newtown, but it is also a museum with a difference - people who have visited museums throughout the world remark at the interesting and unique approach to the main ... more information
Situated in Johannesburg’s inner-city, Newtown forms the heart of the city’s regeneration and reinvention of itself. It’s a fairly large area that lies sandwiched between the railway lines to the north, the M2 highway in the south and bounded in the east and west by West Street and Quinn Street respectively. What ... more information
What beer enthusiast do you know who would turn down the chance of two ice cold frosties after a tour that encompasses the art of beer-making and brewing? Since openings its doors over ten years ago, the World of Beer has become an enormously popular attraction for both visitors and South Africans, and it ... more information
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