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Top 10 Things To Do In Johannesburg
Planning a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa soon? Don't miss out on anything, check out Car Rental South Africa's guide to our Top 10 Attractions worth visiting while you are in the city of Jo'burg. We'll make sure you and your family have a great time. Here are out Top 10 Attractions worth visiting while in the city:
1 - The Johannesburg Zoo
Need somewhere to go for the day with the kids? The Johannesburg Zoo is a great choice and is one of the largest zoo's in the country and is over 100 years old, started in 1904. It is also one of the only places in the world where you will be able to catch a glimpse of a white lion. You can find more information at The Johannesburg Zoo website - www.jhbzoo.org.za
2 - Gold Reef City
If your family is not in the mood to see animals then why not take them to a theme park? Gold Reef City is a great place to spend the day, offering something for the whole family including a casino, theatre, restaurants and a whole lot more. It's a long standing establishment for local tourists and really worth a visit in the area, just 20 minutes drive from OR Tambo Airport. For more on Gold Reef City visit their website - www.goldreefcity.co.za
3 - Carlton Panorama
Want to see Johannesburg from above? The Carlton Panorama, situated on the 50th floor of the Carlton Centre allows anyone to take in the stunning vista that is the city of Johannesburg from above. Just be sure that you are not afraid of heights!
4 - The Market Theatre
Feel like catching up on your cultural side while visiting Johannesburg? The Market Theatre is just the venue, situated in a renovated Edwardian building that once was a produce market, The Market Theatre is today on of the leading theatres in the country and plays host to shows as well as house two galleries, a jazz club and restaurants. Be sure to stop in at The Market Theatre and take in some of the local arts culture. For more information visit The Market Theatre website - markettheatre.co.za
5 - The Lion Park
If you are visiting South Africa from another country and are not planning on visiting a game reserve then The Lion Park is a definite must while you are in Johannesburg. The home to over 80 lions, as well as cheetahs, hyenas, wild dogs and antelope, it's a great place to take in a piece of Africa, close to the city of Johannesburg. You can find out more about The Lion Park at their website - www.lion-park.com
6 - Cradle of Humankind
Under an hour away by car from the city of Johannesburg to the northwest is The Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site and is named due to the fact that it is the source for some of the oldest fossils ever found of early humans. If you are interested in finding out more the Official Visitor Centre website is a great place to start - www.maropeng.co.za
7 - Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Voted as one of the best picnic spots in the Gauteng region, the Walter Sisulu National Garden is a stunning venue for a sunny day out. Made up of both natural grassland as well as landscaped areas the garden in home to over 600 plant species. If you enjoy nature, or need some time out from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg then take a day out and have a picnic at the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden.
8 - SAB World of Beer
Situated in Newtown Cultural Precinct the SAB World of Beer is a must visit for any beer lovers and one of South Africa's top tourist attractions. Find out a whole lot more about the history and culture of beer brewing and afterwards enjoy a beer or two...just don't drink and drive! More information is available from the SAB World of Beer website - www.worldofbeer.co.za
9 - Apartheid Museum
If you are interested in the history of South African democracy and the problems presented by the historical legacy of the apartheid era then make sure you stop in at the Apartheid Museum. Find out how an entire country shifted from oppressive rule to the Rainbow Nation that exists today.
10 - Tour of Soweto
Find a reputable tour operator and get yourself into Soweto, a massive informal settlement near Johannesburg that will introduce you to the other side of life in Johannesburg. No trip to Johannesburg would be complete without having visited Soweto and taken in the sights and sounds the area has to offer, just be sure to stick with an arranged tour operator, rather than go by yourself!
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