Johannesburg Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Johannesburg

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Soweto

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

Formally known as the South West Township, Soweto has historically been synonymous with resistance to apartheid, South Africa’s former policy of racial ...  Read more

Sun City

4.5 star rating: Recommended 55 Reviews

In the 1980s Sun City constituted a test of integrity for rock and pop stars, as performing in the huge entertainment complex north-west of Johannesburg ...  Read more

Kruger National Park

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

One of South Africa’s premier attractions, Kruger National Park is famous for the extent and diversity of its wildlife. The “Big Five” of game are all ...  Read more

Apartheid Museum

4 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

The Apartheid Museum details the injustice, cruelty, and absurdities of white minority rule in South Africa. Apartheid, meaning “separateness” in Afrikaans, ...  Read more

Chobe National Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Located the northeastern corner of Botswana, Chobe National Park encompasses more than 4,500 square miles (12,000 square kilometers) of floodplains, forest, ...  Read more

Constitution Hill

4.5 star rating: Recommended 33 Reviews

Perhaps nowhere is South Africa’s transition to democracy more vividly apparent than on Constitution Hill. For over a hundred years, buildings here ...  Read more

Cradle of Humankind

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

A 181-square-mile (470-square-kilometer) area to the west of Johannesburg contains about 300 caves where thousands of hominid and animal fossils have been ...  Read more

Carlton Centre

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Johannesburg has most of Africa's tallest buildings, and the building that's held the title of Africa's tallest office building for nearly four decades is ...  Read more

Old Fort Prison Complex

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

One of the attractions in the Constitution Hill area of Johannesburg is the Old Fort Prison Complex, which date from the late 19th century. The prison ...  Read more

Gold Reef City Theme Park and Casino

The Gold Reef City complex is built on the site of an old gold mine, and visitors can still descend into the pits and see how the precious metal is ...  Read more

Hartbeespoort Dam

Built in the 1920s, the Hartbeespoort Dam is located between two mountain ranges in an area that was once popular for hunting a type of antelope called the ...  Read more

Hillbrow Tower

Africa's tallest structure is in the skyscraper-rich city of Johannesburg, in the suburb of Hillbrow to be exact. The Hillbrow Tower stands at 883 feet and ...  Read more

James Hall Museum of Transport

This giant brick warehouse divided in to seven sections is dedicated to all things transportation. From ox carts to early bicycles and modern day cars and ...  Read more

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam

The Johannesburg Botanical Gardens are a popular escape from the busy city, and the adjacent reservoir created by the Emmarentia Dam provides an additional ...  Read more

Johannesburg Zoo

You don’t have to head for the big game reserves to see the amazing variety of South African wildlife – it’s all on display at Johannesburg Zoo. On a ...  Read more

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