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Horseback Africa (Pretoria)
Ranked #1 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #2 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Museums
Owner description: The stories that lived (and still live) within the walls of the Lindfield Victorian House Museum tell a tale of Johannesburg... more » Owner description: The stories that lived (and still live) within the walls of the Lindfield Victorian House Museum tell a tale of Johannesburg during an era that, more than any other, shaped urban Johannesburg as we know it today. A tale of the day-to-day family life and fashion trends, masters and servants, elegance, high culture, high teas, social etiquette and intellectual achievements. The spirit of this amazing era lives on in the museum and visitors not only learn its cultural history, but also experience the ambience of a bygone world. Open by appointment only. « less
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Apartheid Museum (Johannesburg)
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$16* and up
Ranked #3 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: ; History Museums; Specialty Museums; 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 #4 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Scenic Railroads; Transportation
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 #5 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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Satyagraha House (Johannesburg)
Ranked #8 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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$102* and up
Ranked #9 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Museums
This tragic museum, opened in 2002, honors the Sowetan schoolchildren slain in a police massacre in 1976.
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South Western Townships (Johannesburg)
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$102* and up
Ranked #10 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Constitution Hill (Johannesburg)
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$102* and up
Ranked #11 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Military Museums; 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 #13 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Owner description: The majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in the northern part of South Africa in the Pretoria (Tshwane) region in a... more » Owner description: The majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in the northern part of South Africa in the Pretoria (Tshwane) region in a nature reserve. It is a unique Monument which commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaner and is situated in a beautiful setting. Today it is the most visited heritage site of its kind in Gauteng and one of the top ten cultural historical visitor attractions in the country. « less
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Ranked #14 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Zoos
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Maboneng Precinct (Johannesburg)
Ranked #15 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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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Lion Park (Chartwell)
Ranked #16 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Montecasino (Sandton)
Ranked #17 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
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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Ranked #18 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Lory Park (Midrand)
Ranked #19 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #20 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This attraction north of Johannesburg attempts to show busloads of tourists how the Lesedi tribe lives and works.
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SAB World of Beer (Johannesburg)
Ranked #21 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Museums
Owner description: A fun filled guided tour through an interactive multi-media museum, exploring the rich history of beer and its South African... more » Owner description: A fun filled guided tour through an interactive multi-media museum, exploring the rich history of beer and its South African story. End off with a cold pint in the Tap Room overlooking the city. The immersive tour explores the rich history of Africa's beer culture, transporting you from the tombs of Egypt to the mining townships of Johannesburg's pioneer days. You'll also get to taste traditional African beer, hold hop flowers in your hands, smell the different types of barley and peer into the great big wort kettle! Beer memorabilia and merchandise are also available at the adjoining shop, Tankards and Togs. Since being opened by former President Nelson Mandela nearly 20 years ago, the World of Beer has become one of the country's top attractions for foreigners and locals alike, winning SA Tourism's "Tourist Attraction Category Winner" for three consecutive years. It also houses a five-star conference and event venue. Visit experience it for yourself! Access SAB World of Beer is situated in the heart of the Johannesburg Newtown Cultural Precinct. It is within walking distance of the three major railway stations (Westgate, Braamfontein and Park Station) and conveniently located on one of the city's main taxi routes. Shuttle services from the Gautrain station can be arranged at a minimal cost. « less
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Ranked #22 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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$102* and up
Ranked #23 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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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Ranked #25 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Science Museums; Museums
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Sterkfontein Cave (Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site)
Ranked #26 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails
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Arts on Main (Johannesburg)
Ranked #28 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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The Cradle of Humankind (Greater Johannesburg)
Ranked #29 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 172 attractions in Gauteng
Category: Casinos
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