Parkwood Places of Interest

Parkwood is situated in Johannesburg, in Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Parkwood

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 ...

Emmarentia Dam

Reputed to be the best dog walk in Johannesburg, Emmarentia Dam lies next to the Botanic Garden in Emmarentia, north Johannesburg. Tranquil lawns in which families can meet and play, walkways peppered with ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

... and little further afield

Brenda Fassie Memorial

The bronze sculpture of Brenda Fassie outside the Bassline Music Venue in Newtown, Johannesburg, is one of 40 memorial art works placed by the Sunday Times around the country to celebrate its 100th birthday, ...

Eagle Canyon Country Club

Enjoy world-class golfing and facilities at the exquisite Eagle Canyon Country Club in Honeydew, Johannesburg. This was once a sand quarry, but received a complete makeover to be the gorgeous course it 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 ...

Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve

There are several destinations to which Jo’burgers can travel to get away for a weekend retreat. But there are fewer available to explore for a morning’s weekend walk, or an afternoon biology lesson with the ...

Leeuwkop Golf Club

The putting green and practice facility is a great addition to the course as they allow players to test themselves and up their confidence off the fairways. There is also a halfway house, with a bar and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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