Braamfontein Places of Interest

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Attractions IN Braamfontein

Johannesburg Planetarium

Situated in the grounds of the University of the Witwatersrand (entrance in Yale Road, alongside the M1). Seating for over 400 persons. Educational and entertaining programmes on different aspects of astronomy ...

University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand is not only an acclaimed educational institution, but also an integral part of the local history and heritage of Johannesburg, and of South Africa as a whole. Originally set ...

Attractions AROUND Braamfontein

Absa Money Museum

Home to the largest collection of money used in South Africa’s past in the world, Absa Money Museum lies in downtown Johannesburg on Fox Street. The ABSA Money Museum is the only banking and money museum in ...

Adler Museum of Medicine

Over 40 000 objects that illustrate the history of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy through the ages today make up the collection housed in the Adler Museum of medicine, funded by the Faculty of Health ...

Apartheid Museum

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 ...

Chancellor House

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 ...

Constitution Hill

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 ...

Duma Nokwe Monument

You will find the Duma Nikwe Monument outside the Johannesburg High Court, near the law courts, on Pritchard Street in downtown Johannesburg. Designed by artist Lewis Levin, the two-metre-high piece of art is ...

Ellis Park Stadium

Although the Ellis Park Stadium was already a regular host of major sports matches (having first been constructed in 1928), it underwent a major renovation to accommodate the millions of international players ...

Gautrain

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 ...

James Hall Museum of Transport

Based in Rosettenville Johannesburg, opposite the Rand Stadium, the James Hall Museum of Transport is an incredible collection of over 400 years’ worth of various modes of land transport that range from steam ...

Johannesburg Zoo

Situated on Jan Smuts Avenue in Parkview, the Johannesburg Zoo is one of the city’s most popular haunts. The huge 54 hectare green lung is the place where the two tributaries of the Braamfontein Spruit meet, ...

Mandela House Museum

8115 Vilakazi Street, Orlando West in Soweto is known to many simply as Mandela House. It was where Nelson Mandela lived between 1946 and 1962. The house is a humble abode of four inter-leading rooms that ...

Museum Africa

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 ...

Nelson Mandela Bridge

The largest cable-stayed bridge in South Africa, the 284 metre long Nelson Mandela Bridge, starts virtually at the end of Jan Smuts Avenue and links the Constitutional Hill precinct in Braamfontein to the ...

Newtown Cultural Precinct

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 ...

SAB World of Beer

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 ...

... and little further afield

Crown Mines Golf Club

South Africa is famous for its gold, and Crown Mines Golf Club is built in genuine mining country, just a few kilometres southeast of central Johannesburg. Less than 2 kilometres away from the course is Gold ...

Gandhi Square

Gandhi Square is both a popular tourist attraction and a busy urban hub of commercial and retail activity. It is situated in the heart of the Central Business District of Johannesburg, and is about 25 minutes ...

Gold Reef City

At Gold Reef City you will find experiences that you would not find anywhere else - it's a combination of fun, fantasy, historical fact all in a safe environment with great parking facilities. The casino at ...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange

The JSE Limited, more commonly known as the JSE (after its former name, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange), is an important global market in which securities can be traded freely and within a safe, regulated ...

Lion Park

If you are pressed for time, or your trip does not include a journey to one of the major game reserves in South Africa, then it follows that you might still want to view lions 'up close and personal' in a ...

Melville Koppies

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve, known locally as Melville Koppies, isn't just a pretty green space really close to one of the trendiest suburbs, and the city centre, of Johannesburg, it is also a World ...

Randpark Golf Club

With two very distinct but different golf courses, Randpark offers golfers of varying ability an unforgettable experience on two of the finest and best manicured courses South Africa has to offer. Host to the ...

Royal Johannesburg Golf Club

The World Atlas of Golf, which lists the great courses and how they are played, features just two South African clubs on its hallowed pages. One is Durban Country Club and the other is Royal Johannesburg, ...

The Firewalker

The Firewalker is an 11 metre sculpture by South African artists William Kentridge and Gerhard Marx, on the Queen Elizabeth bridge in Newtown, Johannesburg. The sculpture shows a women one might see on the ...

Wanderers Cricket Stadium

Nestled in the leafy suburb of Illovo, Wanderers cricket ground in Johannesburg is regarded as the premier cricketing stadium in South Africa; certainly it is the largest test venue in the country with a ...

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