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Things to do in Johannesburg

 

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Satyagraha House
Ranked #1 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Museums
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Ranked #2 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
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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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Ranked #3 of 69 attractions in 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 69 attractions in Johannesburg
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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 #5 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #6 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
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Category: Museums
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Ranked #7 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #8 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #9 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

The Johannesburg Lions Park, situated about 45 minutes away from Johannesburg by car, is a must see for all age groups. A quick round trip would take about 2 hours, but one... more »

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Ranked #10 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
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Ranked #11 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Science Museums
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Ranked #12 of 69 attractions in 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 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #14 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
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Ranked #15 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Giant maze in a maize(corn) field. 3.5km of pathways, themed on the 'World under your feet', this is a challenge for all... more » Owner description: Giant maze in a maize(corn) field. 3.5km of pathways, themed on the 'World under your feet', this is a challenge for all ages. Fun general knowledge quiz to test everyone. Courtyard area has other smaller puzzles and games to keep you entertained. « less
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Ranked #16 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Gardens; Aquariums; Parks; Dams
Tranquil gardens, walkways, shady arbors and benches make this sprawling park a popular respite from the pace of the city.
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Ranked #17 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #18 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #19 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Casinos
Owner description: Interactive gold-mining experiences are the highlight of this theme park, which also contains the standard thrill rides and... more » Owner description: Interactive gold-mining experiences are the highlight of this theme park, which also contains the standard thrill rides and games. « less
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Ranked #20 of 69 attractions in 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 #21 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Ranked #22 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #23 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #24 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Rich with architectural heritage hearkening back to the early mining days, Parktown is one of the oldest Johannesburg... more » Owner description: Rich with architectural heritage hearkening back to the early mining days, Parktown is one of the oldest Johannesburg suburbs. « less
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Ranked #25 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #26 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Throngs of locals and tourists visit this indoor/outdoor complex where over 350 shopkeepers hawk their wares.
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Ranked #27 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #28 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
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Ranked #29 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
This beautiful and educational nature reserve contains an archaeological site, gardens and bird watching.
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Ranked #30 of 69 attractions in Johannesburg
Category: Neighborhoods

A little bit about Melville, Johannesburg. A great old suburb with a vibe and buzz oozing from 7th street, where their is a great mix of quirky, unique and ecclectic shops. Lots... more »

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