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Best of Johannesburg Guide

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Johannesburg
Johannesburg is the place to go to mix big-city culture, shopping, dining and nightlife with outdoor adventures, up-close wildlife encounters and visits to historical sites. Explore caves and nature reserves, or visit a traditional village by day, then enjoy dinner at a hip cafe or five-star restaurant. And if you're a shopper, bring an extra, empty suitcase. With malls, open-air markets and places that blend the two, you'll find plenty of unique souvenirs.

All things to do » Things to do

Apartheid Museum
Apartheid Museum
This museum is architecturally interesting and packed with thoughtful, often brutal, reminders of South Africa’s history.
Attraction type: History Museums; Museums; Specialty Museums
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Gautrain
Gautrain
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.
Attraction type: Transportation; Scenic Railroads
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Lindfield Victorian House Museum
Lindfield Victorian House Museum
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Satyagraha House
Satyagraha House
Attraction type: Museums
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South Western Townships
South Western Townships
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cube Tasting Kitchen
Cube Tasting Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 731 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Cafe Del Sol
Cafe Del Sol
Ranked #2 of 731 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Ristorante La Trinita
Ristorante La Trinita
Ranked #3 of 731 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Five Hundred
Five Hundred
Ranked #4 of 731 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Price: $85 - $450
Cuisines: African, Vegetarian, Contemporary, International
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Lobster Trap
Lobster Trap
Ranked #5 of 731 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Curiocity Backpackers
Curiocity Backpackers
$26 - $28
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Bob's Bunk House
Bob's Bunk House
$23 - $27 (GBP 14 - 17)
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Bongela Bed and Breakfast
Bongela Bed and Breakfast
$32 - $72 (GBP 20 - 45)
Ranked #33 of 233 Johannesburg B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Cotswold Gardens Guest House
4.0 of 5
Cotswold Gardens Guest House
$85 - $150
Ranked #4 of 233 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
Malandela Guest Manor
4.0 of 5
Malandela Guest Manor
$78 - $119
Ranked #5 of 233 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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Blackheath Manor Guest House
Blackheath Manor Guest House
$69 - $79
Ranked #6 of 233 Johannesburg B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Residence Boutique Hotel
5.0 of 5 The Residence Boutique Hotel
$209 - $379
Ranked #1 of 70 Hotels in Johannesburg
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54 on Bath
5.0 of 5
54 on Bath
$247 - $341
Ranked #2 of 70 Hotels in Johannesburg
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Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa
5.0 of 5
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa
$379 - $598
Ranked #3 of 70 Hotels in Johannesburg
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.