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Ranked #1 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Tours
Owner description: While on Business in Johannesburg or on vacation take a private 1 day or longer safari to the Pilanesberg National park,Lion... more » Owner description: While on Business in Johannesburg or on vacation take a private 1 day or longer safari to the Pilanesberg National park,Lion park or the Lion and rhino park,Cameras provided,binoculars and refreshments in the SUV . Single , couples or small groups, email or phone. « less
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Apartheid Museum (Johannesburg)
Ranked #2 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Museums; Specialty Museums
This museum is architecturally interesting and packed with thoughtful, often brutal, reminders of South Africa’s history.
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Gautrain (Johannesburg)
Ranked #3 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Transportation; Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service for Gauteng, a province regarded as the economic... more » Owner description: Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service for Gauteng, a province regarded as the economic heartland of South Africa. « less
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Ranked #4 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
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Ranked #5 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Gardens
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Satyagraha House (Johannesburg)
Ranked #6 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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South Western Townships (Johannesburg)
Ranked #7 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Historic Sites
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Constitution Hill (Johannesburg)
Ranked #8 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #9 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Military Museums
Owner description: This large museum contains mostly military-related records, journals, weapons and photographs that depict the nation’s... more » Owner description: This large museum contains mostly military-related records, journals, weapons and photographs that depict the nation’s participation in large-scale conflicts. « less
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Ranked #10 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #11 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums
This tragic museum, opened in 2002, honors the Sowetan schoolchildren slain in a police massacre in 1976.
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Maboneng Precinct (Johannesburg)
Ranked #12 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: The Maboneng Precinct is a connected Urban neighbourhood in downtown Johannesburg. Maboneng is fast becoming Jo'burg's... more » Owner description: The Maboneng Precinct is a connected Urban neighbourhood in downtown Johannesburg. Maboneng is fast becoming Jo'burg's most unique and innovative area, offering live / work and entertainment opportunities within a fully integrated urban environment. Completed developments include Arts on Main and Main Street Life, Revolution House and more. Maboneng is also home to flagship fashion stores and diverse eateries and entertainment spaces. « less
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Ranked #13 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Zoos
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Barnyard Theatre (Johannesburg)
Ranked #14 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Owner description: This is where it all comes together - friendship, good food, wine and brilliant entertainment! Barnyard shows feature the... more » Owner description: This is where it all comes together - friendship, good food, wine and brilliant entertainment! Barnyard shows feature the greatest hits of our time. Patrons sit around heavy wooden tables and have the option of packing their own picnic basket or ordering pizzas from the theatre. For the love of music, come and be entertained at your local Barnyard Theatre. Sit back, relax and enjoy brilliant entertainment. « less
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Ranked #15 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Tours
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Ranked #16 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Montecasino (Sandton)
Ranked #17 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Casinos

Montecasino is a themed shopping center, hotel complex, casino, movie theater, and bird park all rolled into one old Italian Piazza. The number one reason to visit however, is the... more »

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Lion Park (Chartwell)
Ranked #18 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #19 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Science Museums
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Sterkfontein Cave (Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site)
Ranked #20 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #21 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Convention Centers
Owner description: Located in the heart of Sandton’s business district, with over 22 000m² of convention, exhibition and special event space, 10... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of Sandton’s business district, with over 22 000m² of convention, exhibition and special event space, 10 600 secure parking bays, conveniently located entertainment centres and over 30 hotels nearby, Sandton Convention Centre is Southern Africa’s most technologically advanced convention centre, offering purpose-built facilities to cater to your every need. « less
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Lory Park (Midrand)
Ranked #22 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #23 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The 1976 photograph of slain thirteen-year old Hector Pieterson, carried by a friend while his grieving sister runs... more » Owner description: The 1976 photograph of slain thirteen-year old Hector Pieterson, carried by a friend while his grieving sister runs alongside, is a chilling reminder that South African was changed thereafter. « less
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Ranked #24 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Arts on Main (Johannesburg)
Ranked #25 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
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Peacemakers Museum (Johannesburg)
Ranked #26 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Museums
Owner description: The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from all corners of the globe – who have dedicated... more » Owner description: The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from all corners of the globe – who have dedicated their lives to make the world a better place. The exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum celebrates the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates but in particular our own Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela. « less
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Ranked #27 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
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Ranked #28 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Educational Sites
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FNB Stadium (Johannesburg)
Ranked #29 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Johannesburg Zoo (Johannesburg)
Ranked #30 of 125 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Zoos
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