The heart beat of Africa: Johannesburg has something for everyone
Johannesburg: The city which never sleeps
Johannesburg, Gauteng / South Africa
One of the largest cities in South Africa, Johannesburg may not be as stunning as Cape Town, but this city has something for everyone. The city also referred to as Jo’burg or Jozi, is a visitors delight. Despite being devoid of the natural beauty, the landlocked city of Johannesburg has managed to emerge as a darling destination for tourists with varying interests. Thousands of tourists board flights to Johannesburg to explore its major offerings.
Ditch the image of Johannesburg as a bland uninteresting city and visit the Carlton Centre which is the tallest building in Africa. Get to the top of the building for a commanding view of the city.
The town of Soweto showcases a different side of Johannesburg. This suburb showcases the historical importance of the city. Kliptown in Soweto is the place, where the Freedom Charter was written.
The Apartheid Museum
Those who want a peek into the oppressive regime of South Africa should visit the Apartheid Museum that offers an interesting insight into the rise and fall of apartheid. The Apartheid Museum showcases the political and social aspects of apartheid with use of Multimedia.
The Lion Park in Johannesburg offers travellers an insight into the wildlife of the region for those who do not have enough time to visit the famous Kruger National Park of South Africa. Here travellers can see and learn about the animals in their natural habitat. Besides lion, one can also spot cheetah, wild dog, hyena, zebra, giraffe, and antelope here.
While in the city of Johannesburg make a trip to Newtown where you can watch a show at the Market Theatre, explore the Sci-Bono Centre, and visit the Museum Africa. One can also see some local and international music acts at Bassline during their trip.
If you are looking to experience the central part of the Johannesburg, you should visit trendy Sandton City which is a major commercial and business hub. The city is replete with upmarket designer boutiques.
Apart from these, there are a number of tourist attractions in the city that leaves you awestruck at the first sight. For a more authentic experience, take a first class flight to Johannesburg and explore this city.
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