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Johannesburg South Africa, Gauteng

Top reasons to visit:

  • Shopping (548)
  • Business (363)
  • Nightlife (102)
  • Food (102)
  • Clothes Shopping (101)
  • Restaurants (91)
  • Luxury Brand Shopping (76)
  • Entertainment (57)
  • City Trip (50)
  • Culture (48)

Why do you recommend Johannesburg for food?

Susan
Susan, United Kingdom

8 days ago Report

Nelson Mandela Square has amazing restaurants with a great variety for food. There is a fabulous Itailans (Ghirardellis) which should not be missed and I can highly recommend the Chilli Chicken pasta and Rump steak.
Hard Rock Cafe also resides here for fabulous cocktails or a nice cold beer.

What is it in Johannesburg that makes history come to life?

Susan
Susan, United Kingdom

8 days ago Report

A visit to Soweto is a must, and it includes Nelson Mandelas house. you can see both this and also that owned by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, as both nobel prize winners once lived in the same street.
Also visit Constitution Hill, historically this should not be missed and is both moving and thought provoking.
  • Sightseeing 42 endorsements

How can you enjoy the sights in Johannesburg while avoiding the crowds?

Susan
Susan, United Kingdom

8 days ago Report

Book a private car to take you to the sights, this way you can travel at your own pace and see everything that you wish to enjoy.
  • Restaurants 91 endorsements

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

Marion
Marion, Australia

27 days ago Report

Sandton has a great diversity of eating places both in terms of price and food type, so they can stay locally to eat out
  • Shopping 548 endorsements

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Johannesburg.

Fred
Fred, South Africa

21 days ago Report

The Sandton Mall was amazing, things we never see in KZN
  • Fine Dining 38 endorsements

What makes fine dining in Johannesburg stand out?

sizakele
sizakele, South Africa

17 days ago Report

There are more options to choose from.
  • Culture 48 endorsements

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Johannesburg?

Calvin
Calvin, Australia

11 days ago Report

Walking the street and chatting with the locals
  • Business 363 endorsements

How do you fit in some sightseeing when you're in Johannesburg on business?

Anonymous, Unknown location

21 days ago Report

Not sightseeing, Johannesburg still a dangerous place to walk around.
  • Nightlife 102 endorsements

What should you avoid to make the most of the nightlife in Johannesburg?

Johan
Johan, South Africa

10 days ago Report

Very high crime rate.
Very dangerous during the evening to drive in Johannesburg.
Better to avoid spending time in Johannesburg, other than for business.
  • Art 12 endorsements

Tell us what you really thought about the art in Johannesburg?

Anonymous, Unknown location

21 days ago Report

Very forward and blooming.
  • Entertainment 57 endorsements

What was the most entertaining thing you saw in Johannesburg?

Calvin
Calvin, Australia

11 days ago Report

Hard Rock Cafe at Nelson Mandela square - friendly and engaging bartender and staff, great place to wine down
  • Wildlife 14 endorsements

Describe the most fascinating wildlife you saw on your trip.

Edgardo
Edgardo, Qatar

21 days ago Report

Getting up close to pretty much all the wild animals that come to mind, particularly the big cats, Lions and Cheetahs.
The Giraffes were awesome too.
  • Beautiful Forests 2 endorsements

Tell others about the good times you had in the forests of Johannesburg.

Sani
Sani, Nigeria

9 days ago Report

Very beautiful scenery and offered at some vantage points, the skyline of Johannesburg.
  • Fine Art Museums 2 endorsements

Which fine art museums should a first-time visitor to Johannesburg start with?

Anonymous, Unknown location

21 days ago Report

Apartheid Museum
  • Clothes Shopping 101 endorsements
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Is there more to shopping in Johannesburg than just brand-name stores?

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  • Luxury Brand Shopping 76 endorsements
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What makes Johannesburg the best place to max out your credit cards?

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