59 Places of Interest in Johannesburg

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Botanical Gardens

Oppenheimer Gardens

In the midst of Soweto, on the corner of Majoeng and Ntsane Streets, you will find a garden. Actually it looks as if it could be a forest, the many trees of the garden are so dense, and it certainly qualifies as a bird sanctuary for this reason. The ...

Airports

OR Tambo International Airport

Formerly officially known as Johannesburg International Airport, the OR Tambo International Airport is a large airport near the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel to or from ...

Landmarks / Activities

Orlando Towers

The iconic Orlando Towers have been converted from being two unsightly cooling towers to being the site of some of the most fun and exhilarating adventure sports in the country. They are situated in Soweto, just outside Johannesburg in the province of ...

Golf Courses

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 1995 and 2000 SA Opens, the Randpark course ...

Shopping / Uniquely South African

Rosebank African Craft Market

The African craft market in Rosebank has turned shopping into a pretty unique experience, particularly for visitors and tourists to the area for whom an introduction to the rather exotic art and culture of Africa is a new experience. A range of arts and ...

Shopping

Rosebank Rooftop Market

50 Bath Ave, Rosebank. Sundays and public holidays from 9.30am - 5pm. The Rooftop Market is regarded by many as South Africa's best flea market, and is well patronised by locals and tourists. More than 500 stalls offer quality clothing, ceramics, art and ...

Golf Courses

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, which was established more than 100 years ago ...

Shopping / Entertainment

Sandton City Shopping Centre

The scale and elegance of the Sandton City Shopping Centre is known the world over by dedicated shopaholics. It is situated within the richest square mile on the continent in Johannesburg, Gauteng. In addition, it is close to the OR Tambo International ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Sandton Convention Centre

Sandton is home to one of the largest convention centres on the continent. The 12-storey building has more than 22 000 m² of meeting, exhibition and special-event space. Multiple events can be staged simultaneously on four levels and up to 10 000 ...

Landmarks / Museums / National Monuments

Satyagraha House

Mohandas Gandhi, who is perhaps better known as Mahatma Gandhi, is a famed politician, lawyer, activist and author that has inspired so many to a more peaceful, fair way of treating others, even in their personal capacities. Satyagraha House was this ...

Golf Courses

South Downs Country Club

Taking full advantage of the pretty southern suburbs of Johannesburg, South Downs Country Club is accessible and convenient. It is a veritable retreat from the city, despite its ideal positioning right in the heart of the Jo-burg (South Africa’s busiest ...

Golf Courses

Soweto Country Club

Having been established in 1974, this course was soon a favourite for its being the only course that accommodated black golf players. However, in its early years, it only had sand greens and no real fairways to speak of ...

Landmarks / Memorials

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 streets of everyday ...

Entertainment

Turffontein Race Course

In Johannesburg when you speak about ‘going to the races’ you’re usually referring to spending a day watching horses race at the Turffontein race track, one of the oldest horse racing venues in South Africa, built in 1887. Set in the southern suburbs, ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

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 up as the Transvaal Technical Institute in ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Vilakazi Street

Just about every tour through Soweto stops at Vilakazi Street. There is reason enough. It is probably the most famous street in the huge Soweto township. Both Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu lived here – how many places can claim that ...

Botanical Gardens

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

One of the great escapes of Johannesburg, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden in Roodepoort, is almost 300 hectares of landscaped and natural veld that is a haven for birds and a popular picnic spot for Gautengers. Despite development that is ...

Landmarks

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 seating capacity of 34 000 and 182 suites, leased ...

Lakes / Dams

Zoo Lake

Set on the corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street, virtually across from the Johannesburg Zoo, Zoo Lake is usually a hive of activity - dog walkers, joggers, skateboarders and kids. Zoo Lake is a large park situated around a manmade lake that ...

Johannesburg as a destination

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