61 Places of Interest in Johannesburg

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Museums

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 today contain a collection of memorabilia, ...

Landmarks / Memorials

Mandela's Shadow Boxer Statue

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 ...

Landmarks / Nature Reserves

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 Heritage Site and of major historical significance, ...

Entertainment

Montecasino

Smack bang in the heart of Fourways - almost where the former set of stop streets originally stood before development ushered in a major set of roads and lights that admittedly make navigating Fourways far easier, but do away with the former charm of ...

Entertainment / Museums

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 visited museums throughout the world remark at ...

Museums

Museum of Military History

If you are even vaguely into weapons, military aircraft, medals, uniforms and other war memorabilia, then the South African Museum of Military History set on Erlswold Way in Saxonwald, Johannesburg - literally next door to the Johannesburg Zoo - is ...

Landmarks

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 Cultural precinct in Newtown, in the heart of the ...

Entertainment / Landmarks

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 highway in the south and bounded in the east ...

Golf Courses

Observatory Golf Club

Observatory Golf Course is one of the less well known Johannesburg courses, but just as good as many of its more famous neighbors. A sophisticated watering system keeps the course green even in winter. Avenues of narrow, tree-lined fairways make accuracy ...

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 ...

Johannesburg as a destination

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