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Johannesburg is an everchanging landscape, we have the best of everything from the huge array of places to eat to wear to watch Lions and Tigers. Our people have a passion for their City, Love it or Hate it, it is the where the Heart beats.

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • LGBT
  • Like a Local

16 Places

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16 Places

Johannesburg Fort

Historic Sites

Constitution Hill

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Government Buildings, Historic Sites

Dlala Nje

Private Tours

SAB World of Beer

Speciality Museums, Beer Tastings & Tours

South Western Townships

Historic Sites

Origins Centre Museum

Science Museums, Art Museums, Speciality Museums, History Museums

Apartheid Museum

Speciality Museums

Wondercave

Caverns & Caves

Johannesburg Zoo

Zoos

FNB Stadium

Arenas & Stadiums

Newtown

Neighbourhoods

Oriental Plaza

Historic Walking Areas

South African National Museum of Military History

Military Museums

Maboneng Precinct

Neighbourhoods

Arts on Main

Points of Interest & Landmarks

jackiebutt's City Tips

  • Safety First, as with any city be aware of your surroundings, rather travel with a guide or in a group. Have spare change on hand to tip the car guards, guides and refreshments
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    Johannesburg Fort
    Historic Sites
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    jackiebutt Says:

    The Fort is a great piece of History, although dark, the architecture is awesome and dates back to early years.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Going with a guide with make for a more personal experience, as they know the history behind all the exhibits.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #57 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    • Look for the Mandela exibition 09/01/2017
    • Fort to a prison then back again. 30/12/2016
    • Johannesburg Fort
    Address:
    Kotze Street
    Hillbrow
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 407 6111
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    Constitution Hill
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Government Buildings, Historic Sites
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    jackiebutt Says:

    A sombre look at past History, but an eye opener to life in jail over the period on review. Great exhibits.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • You can walk this site alone, although, having a guide will make the experience a little bit more personal.. Very interesting and dark place to visit.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Interesting history and bright future 22/03/2017
    • Excursion at constitution hill 21/03/2017
    • Constitution Hill
    Address:
    11 Kotze Road
    Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
    Johannesburg 2001
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 381 3100
    Price range:
    US$6 - US$6
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Dlala Nje
    Private Tours
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    jackiebutt Says:

    A great group of people really doing some good in the community. They host the Hillbrow and Yeoville tours. The Hillbrow tour starts off with a trip to the bowels of Ponte City as well as views for the 51st floor of this amazing building. A walk through the streets of Hillbrow and a visit to a Local Tavern. Loved this tour and think that everyone should try and do it at least once.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Take small notes if you want to buy anything from the sidewalk vendors, stay in the group. Interact with the people but respect their boundries.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 83 Tours in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Walking tour of old Jobergs abandoned city center 19/03/2017
    • Cultural immersion! 14/03/2017
    • Dlala Nje
    Address:
    1 Lily Avenue
    Johannesburg 2198
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 81 742 9930
    Price range:
    US$29 - US$29
    Other:
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    SAB World of Beer
    Speciality Museums, Beer Tastings & Tours
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    jackiebutt Says:

    A gem hidden in the city. The tour is very interesting and the exhibits are world class, you get drawn into a whole different word as you journey through the history of beer . You can finishe this off with lunch on the balconly overlooking Johannesburg.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Everything is taken care of when you do this tour, perhaps keep your time flexible if you want to have a bite to eat after the tour.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 13 Food & Drink in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Something different! 22/03/2017
    • Beer tasting and tour! 21/03/2017
    • SAB World of Beer
    Address:
    15 President Street, Entrance on Becker St.
    Newton Cultural Precinct
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 836 4900
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$10
    Hours:
    Sun - Mon
    10:00 - 16:00
    Tue - Sat
    10:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    South Western Townships
    Historic Sites
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    jackiebutt Says:

    There are so many historic sites in and around Soweto, which are better explored in a group or with a tour guide.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Safety First, use a tour guide or a go in a group, respect people's privacy and have small notes on hand for any buys that you want to make.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Dissapointed 21/03/2017
    • Educational and eye-opening 20/03/2017
    • South Western Townships
    Address:
    Soweto, Johannesburg
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    Phone:
    0027-11-463-3306-0027-72-075-3883
    Other:
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    Origins Centre Museum
    Science Museums, Art Museums, Speciality Museums, History Museums
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    jackiebutt Says:

    Interesting displays and very well laid out with lots of information to take in. Audio guides are included in the price of the ticket. A must see.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Book online or at the site, great day out for all ages.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #25 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Awesome 07/03/2017
    • Interesting Small Museum 03/03/2017
    • Origins Centre Museum
    Address:
    Corner Yale and Enoch Sontonga Roads
    University of the Witwatersrand, Braamfontein
    Johannesburg 2050
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 717 4700
    Price range:
    US$6 - US$6
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    Apartheid Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    jackiebutt Says:

    A must see for everyone that has ever heard of Apartheid, a look into a time that was and will never be again.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Bring your walking shoes.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Emotional 21/03/2017
    • A moving experience 19/03/2017
    • Apartheid Museum
    Address:
    Northern Parkway (and Gold Reef Road)
    Ormonde (next to Gold Reef City casino)
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 309 4700
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Wondercave
    Caverns & Caves
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    jackiebutt Says:

    Little Hidden gem in the Rhino and Lion park, an awesome cave that has lots to see and definitely worth the trip out.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • walking shoes, lots of stairs - so not suitable for wheelchairs.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #29 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A fabulous experience 14/03/2017
    • Amazing 15/02/2017
    • Wondercave
    Address:
    Route A
    Just off Kromdraai Road
    Johannesburg 2040
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 957 0106
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    08:00 - 17:00
    Sat - Sun
    08:00 - 19:00
    Other:
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    Johannesburg Zoo
    Zoos
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    jackiebutt Says:

    Great day out for the family, take your picnic baskets and relax for the day. There is a resturant in the grounds as well if you dont want to take your own food, lots of animals to see and large amounts of ground to cover.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Get there early for parking especially if there is an event on. Hydrate during summer.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    • Awesome birthday party venue 18/03/2017
    • It's a zoo 15/03/2017
    • Johannesburg Zoo
    Address:
    Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts
    Johannesburg 2122
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 646 2000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    08:30 - 17:00
    Other:
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    FNB Stadium
    Arenas & Stadiums
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    jackiebutt Says:

    The calabash, great piece of architecure. Usually used for games or concerts, but worth a drive to see how big it is.

    Good for
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Check online for happenings at the FNB Stadium.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #20 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    • Sports fan delight 16/02/2017
    • The Calabash 15/02/2017
    • FNB Stadium
    Address:
    Nasrec, Johannesburg South 2147
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    Other:
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    Newtown
    Neighbourhoods
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    jackiebutt Says:

    A great place to see the regeneration of the city and to see the various Graffiti artworks in and around the area.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Walk or travel in a group or with a guide
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #49 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    • Walk with somebody 04/03/2017
    • It very worth to know the origins of Johannesbourg 21/01/2017
    Phone:
    270114823349
    Other:
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    Oriental Plaza
    Historic Walking Areas
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    jackiebutt Says:

    A shoppers paradise, whatever you are looking for you should find here. Great prices great food .

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Take change, be aware of your surroundings.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #32 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    • Interesting 03/03/2017
    • Lovely walk through 18/02/2017
    • Oriental Plaza
    Address:
    Newtown Cultural Precinct
    Johannesburg
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 838 6752
    Hours:
    Mon - Sat
    09:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    South African National Museum of Military History
    Military Museums
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    jackiebutt Says:

    Great venue and great displays, History right before your eyes. a definite must on the list of things to do in Johannesburg. There is a coffee shop in the Museum that you can relax in on your journey down the annals of History.

    Good for
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Bring your walking shoes, lots to see.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • An absolute must see !! 19/03/2017
    • A visit to follow up books on the border war, Namibia / Angola 1975-1988 14/03/2017
    • South African National Museum of Military History
    Address:
    20 Erlswold Way
    Saxonwold
    Johannesburg 2132
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 646 5513
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 16:30
    Other:
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    Maboneng Precinct
    Neighbourhoods
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    jackiebutt Says:

    An amazing precinct that even most people who live in Johannesburg are still discovering, the food on offer various from Ethiopian to Italian. Great vibes and on the weekend there are lots of markets going on as well as opportunities to view the artworks.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Tips
    • Enjoy everything that is on offer. There is lots of security around, to keep an eye out.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great experience! 20/03/2017
    • A hip and happening precinct 19/03/2017
    • Maboneng Precinct
    Address:
    286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct
    City & Suburban
    Johannesburg 2094
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 72 880 9583
    Hours:
    Mon
    09:00 - 16:00
    Tue - Sun
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Arts on Main
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    jackiebutt Says:

    In the middle of the city is this gem that is housed behind closed doors that if you didnt know where to look you wouldnt find it. Put it on the list to go and see what is going on here - lots of food, goodies and vibes to be had.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Bring money, spend wisely, and enjoy
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 170 things to do in Johannesburg
    Certificate of Excellence 2014Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great cultural experience... 13/03/2017
    • Great Art, Food, Drink and Entertainment 01/03/2017
    • Arts on Main
    Address:
    Fox St, Johannesburg
    Cnr Berea Rd
    Johannesburg 2094
    South Africa
    Phone:
    +27 11 334 1054
    Other:
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