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Parktown
Ranked #70 of 188 things to do in Johannesburg
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Owner description: Rich with architectural heritage hearkening back to the early mining days, Parktown is one of the oldest Johannesburg suburbs.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Worth a visit - great shops , very good restaurants . Clean and you feel safe - area is well maintained - potted plants and side cafe feel is great.

1  Thank Bathawk
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

Would love to have the time to investigate the different shops and resturants. THe area suggests wealth, but shows happiness.

Thank Valerie P
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

... most of these reviews have confused Parktown with Parktown North or Parkhurst. Parktown, as the blurb says, is one of Johannesburg's oldest suburbs and the early mining magnates built their mansions here. Some of them are still standing but I think you have to find a tour to take you round. Also, last time I noticed, many of them were privately owned so the best you can do is gawp in from the street. For the rest, modern Parktown consists largely of business premises, Charlotte Maxeke Hospital and a couple of outposts of Wits University. Not really a place where wandering around is particularly enjoyable - which is a pity, because as a result all that heritage is simply invisible.

5  Thank AuntieFr0mJ0zi
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

A close as Johannesburg get's to Europe, with shops and restaurants, tables on the pavements. Excellent place to watch the world go buy and do some great shopping.

Thank michele e
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Reviewed July 12, 2012

Little trendy shops ,trendy and good restaurants,cafes ,pubs...People walking on the streets ...It just remind me of a street in Europe or Argentina. Nice neighborhood ,residential. Low high constructions, trees ...I can go there any day !

Thank Lilian64
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