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Carlton Centre

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150 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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At fifty stories tall and four blocks long, this mixed-use urban landmark is the city’s largest commerce center.
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good25%
  • Average41%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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150 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highest building in Johannesburg is situated in the downtown area. As such the area has a creepy feeling.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is on the Red route hop on hop off bus. There is a guide from the bus who takes you there 15 rand each. Its on the 50th floor and has amazing views of Johannesburg.

Thank MSmith1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During my first visit to Johannesburg from 08/11/17 to 15/11/17 & staying close to Carlton Centre I was able to go up to the 50th floor on Thursday 09/11/17 and enjoy the fantastic city views & surrounding area of the City. Admission fee only ZAR15.00...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I think the experience is very average. There is better spots if you want a nice view. The area is not clean and its scary travelling there.

Thank Eddy R
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The view is nice but the place is surrounded by thugs constantly harassing you and we had hard time to get out of the place because they wouldn’t let he Uber pick us up. Does not worth it spend time over there.

Thank ArturONunes
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Could be allot better. Very run down and looking tatty. To get international people, this is just not good enough.

Thank desmondm555
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Carlton Centre houses variety of shops, it is convinient as you are able to do your business under one roof.

Thank nozukom51
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Different shops , different resturant and banks - different environment to visit town - communication to community

Thank Edward Teboho T
Reviewed 30 October 2017

15 rands ; the visit lasts less than 10 min, it's dirty and there's absolutly nothing ...all shops are closed; it feels like an abandoned place

Thank fatyfleur15
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The views are spectacular, but the place is run down and poorly managed. It should be a major tourist hotspot, but it is a sad, empty space with very little happening. It should be THE place for weddings, birthdays, parties. The views are magnificent, it's...More

Thank AfricanZombieHunter
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GregoryHA
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A good suggestion is to visit the Carlton on the Johannesburg Hop on Hop off bus which has really excellent recorded commentary about the areas you travel through and is trouble free. Not all the stops are good though... More
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GregoryHA
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Where is the car parking paypoint in carltoncentre?
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