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“Stunning view through dirty windows ”
Review of Carlton Centre

Carlton Centre
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US$55,00*
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Johannesburg Walking Tour: Carlton Centre...
Ranked #83 of 194 things to do in Johannesburg
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: At fifty stories tall and four blocks long, this mixed-use urban landmark is the city’s largest commerce center.
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went up here today as a part of the HopOn route. Fortunately a guide took us from the bus stop to the hidden entrance. The entire place is in desperate need of maintenance!
The view over the city is stunning although the windows are dirty, the explanatory signs broken and the shops are closed...

Thank Inkomo
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Situated in the Johannesburg CBD. The building and its surrounds are run down and neglected. The streets in the area are frequented by pick pockets. Avoid.

Thank Des D
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Do not attempt to visit on foot alone! Hotel shuttle dropped me half a block away and 2 guys tried to mug me just outside the entrance in broad daylight (15:30). Thankfully they ran when I shouted and didn't get anything but worth making sure you are taken right to the entrance and don't hang around!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Easy and multiple access to the centre makes it perfect to alleviate congestion, its escalators also streamline the flow to shopping.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The 50th floor of the building is a look out platform. It is behind glass and you can have a spectacular view over the city. The area is not too save, so go with someone who know it. It is definitely a must do activity.

Thank aventer2017
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