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Johannesburg Casinos
 
Silverstar Casino
Silverstar Casino is an exclusive venue which is small enough to be intimate, yet comprehensive enough to offer a full entertainment experience.
Montecasino
Montecasino first opened its doors on 30 November 2000 and expanded in May 2007 with the addition of the open air Piazza and Teatro.

Montecasino's Piazza, which is slightly smaller than a ru...

Gold Reef City Casino
Gold Reef City's Casino is open 24 hours a day and boasts a magnificent entertainment atmosphere, highly trained staff and an abundance of gaming choices. The arena caters for everybody's g...
 
Overview - City Information
 
 
Jo burg, the capital of the region Gauteng, is a fascinating city with a modern centre, combining its ways with the older surroundings.

 

It is a very modern city by African standards. Sights in Johannesburg include the new Museum Africa, which offers an honest and self-critical look at the nation's sometimes troubled past and the Market Theater Complex which houses theaters and a Saturday flea market.

 

There are many things that are unique to Johannesburg. It features a distinct street entrepreneurship, and motorists are able to buy almost anything from vendors selling goods at traffic lights. This includes food, umbrellas, soccer balls, cellular phone accessories and many other goods. Barber shops consisting of nothing but a chair and an enthusiastic barber can be found on the sides of roads.

 

History buffs will be interested in the Smuts Library at the University of the Witwatersrand where South African statesman Jan Smuts book collection is preserved. The university's Gubbins Library has an extensive collection of books on Africa.

 

Tours are easily arranged in Johannesburg for those interested in visiting the suburb of Soweto (the name is an abbreviation of Southwestern Townships). The tours begin with the ultramodern township hospital and continue through all types of neighborhoods ranging from shanty towns and worker's hostels to the modern home of Nelson Mandela (he lived there for only a short while upon his release from prison). The tour also includes Mandela's earlier and more humble home where he lived when he was arrested more than 30 years ago. For us the most striking sight was a functioning high school with every single window broken and, surrounded by razor-wire fences. Also consider visiting Oriental Plaza, a shopping complex, where the majority of shop owners are South African Indians

 
 
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Johannesburg Hotels
 
The Airport Grand Hotel

The Airport Grand Hotel & Conference Centre at the Johannesburg International Airport offers the discerning traveler convenient access to the major business...

 
 
 
Courtyard Suite Rosebank

In the heart of prestigious Rosebank a hotel reminiscent of the colonial era with all suites overlooking landscaped gardens. Major shopping centres ...

 
 
 
Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa

Located in a secure and secluded gated residential area in Sandhurst within close proximity to the central business district and the two major shopping...

 
 
 
City Lodge Katherine Street Sandton

Park-like gardens in the courtyard of the hotel contributes to a lovely ambience accentuated by the swimming pool built as if joined to the lounge. For...

 
 
 
Raphael Penthouse Suites

OVERLOOKING THE ENERGY OF NELSON MANDELA SQUARE THE RAPHAEL PENTHOUSE SUITES WILL ENJOY A PRIME POSITION IN THE HEART OF SANDTONS BUSINESS DISTRICT. COMBINED...

 
 
 
Centurion Lake Hotel

This Hotel Comprises 5 Floors With a Total of 160 Rooms Including 11 Suites. Facilities Include an Inviting Foyer With a 24-Hour Reception Desk Safes ...

 
 
 

 
 
Johannesburg Restaurants
 
Al Fiume
al Fiume - Italian for 'at the river' - has all the ingredients for a great restaurant: a beautiful setting on a shady wooden deck on the banks of the Hennops River and a restaurateur with ...
Pigalle Restaurant
Pigalle Bedfordview is conveniently located in the Village View Shopping Centre and is a state-of-the-art "wildlife chic" fine dining locale.

Pigalle Bedfordview offers a totally exclu...

The Grillhouse
The Grillhouse, established in 1995, is one of South Africa's premium steakhouses, offering discerning diners a combination of choice meals, a bustling club-like ambience, attentive service and a u...
 
Johannesburg Bars and Pubs
 
Taboo
Taboo is a multi-level, multi purpose venue situated in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg. This venue provides sophisticated and stylish surroundings with unparalleled, original entertainment. Tab...
Cool Runnings
Coolrunnings has been strutting the Island style vibe since we appeared in 1995.
So join us and experience" AFRICA da Island style" we have outlets in Fourways Melville, Benoni and V...

Bassline
Afro-jazz club.
Back2Basix
Back2Basix is a live music venue situated on the outskirts of Melville right opposite the University of Johannesburg. The venue has built and developed a genuine reputation in the entertainment ind...
 
Johannesburg Cafes
 
Tanz Cafe
Dinner club.
Shades of Green
Welcome to Shades of Green, our tranquil surroundings make any breakfast or lunch a memory that lasts forever.
The restaurant is nestled within a luscious tropical garden, surrounded by the c...

 
Johannesburg Art galleries
 
Absa Towers North
Absa Towers North in downtown Johannesburg houses many unique works of art in the offices and reception areas, as well as in the smaller art gallery which houses spectacular original art.

When t...

Artist Proof Studio
Artist Proof Studio is a quality Art Education Centre that specializes in printmaking through a variety of diverse partnerships with creative young artists, established professional artists, c...
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