What to Do and Where to Go in Johannesburg

© Jacques Marais
Gold Reef City.
Frequently asked questions about Johannesburg tourist and local attractions.

What are the must see attractions in Johannesburg?

  • Soweto - visits and tours to this historical township
  • Gold Reef City - An amazing amusement park with a casino.
  • Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens - One of the last green areas remaining within Johannesburg.
  • Rosebank Rooftop Flea Market - A great place to find a wide selection of African crafts
  • Sterkfontein Caves - Tour the extensive cave system where many early hominids and advanced ape fossils were discovered.
  • South African Lipizzaners - Enjoy performing Lipizzaners recognized by the Spanish Riding School.
  • Lesedi Cultural Village - Learn more about culture and enjoy traditional food and dance
  • Lion Park - See the king of beasts up close and personal

What can I buy when shopping in Johannesburg?

Johannesburg hosts many arts and crafts markets in shopping centres and along roadsides and intersections. For authentic purchases, the Rosebank fleamarket is a good place to get a great bargain, as well as in a bazaar type shop in the Rosebank Mall.
  • Oriental Plaza, Enjoy some good bargains with an Eastern influence.
  • Mai Mai. The oldest market in Joburg where you will see lots of traditional healers selling traditional herbs & remedies

Where can I go shopping in Johannesburg?

There are many shopping malls throughout Johannesburg, the larger ones being:
  • Sandton City
  • Fourways
  • Northgate
  • Westgate
  • Eastgate
  • Rosebank
  • Eastrand Mall
  • Southgate
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