Breathtaking and exciting outdoor recreation in Joburg: Johannesburg Zoo: The zoo is unique, being the only zoo in Africa to house animals from the Amazon; and one of two zoos in South Africa to house a gorilla. The zoo also houses the Big Five and other animals from around the world. Main public entrance is on Upper Park Drive. Last
Much like its sister market in Cape Town, the Johannesburg version draws crowds of hip market-goers every Saturday looking for artisanal bread, cheese, craft beer and even frozen mojitos. The market is also a source for farm fresh foods.
What started out as inner-city excursions in Johannesburg has expanded to offer experiences that cover a wide variety of attractions. There’s the Fit-in-the-City Tour of Joburg, the Newtown Tour, the Creative Jozi Public Art Tour, the Shopping Tour and the Ka’ching Tour (money in the City of Gold). There’s also the Spicy Fordsburg Tour, on which one can indulge in delicious curries
Come and encounter the magic of Sophiatown’s historically significant and vibrant Yesteryear and get a taste of Sophiatown today, with our fascinating interactive personal experience, hosted by expert guides. Combine a bite sized heritage visit to the 1930’s home of Dr Xuma with a walking tour of this historic multi-cultural suburb. From learning about the Sophiatown legends who shaped our
Maboneng has a humble beginning at Fox Street’s Arts on Main. A core focus on the arts evolved into expanding boundaries and incorporating new developments like the Work & Art Building and Maboneng’s flagship accommodation and hotel development, Hallmark House. From fine restaurants and entertainment venues, retail stores, and art galleries, to The Bioscope, South Africa’s only independent cinema, Maboneng
The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), is the biggest gallery on the subcontinent, with a collection larger than that of the South African National Art Gallery in Cape Town. The Gallery is housed in a beautiful building designed by Edwin Lutyens, who was also involved in the design and building of New Delhi. The gallery currently has more than 9 000
Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life offers an unprecedented historical overview of the pictorial response to apartheid that has never been undertaken by any other museum. Through its images, this exhibition explores the 50-year civil rights struggle, from how apartheid defined and marked South Africa’s identity from 1948 to 1994, to the rise of
A place of memory, education and lessons for humanity The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (JHGC) aims to raise awareness of the evils of genocide, with a particular focus on the Holocaust and the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. This is the first Centre of its kind that brings together the stories of genocide across two continents. The Centre’s mission is