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Johannesburg Casinos
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...

Silverstar Casino
Silverstar Casino is an exclusive venue which is small enough to be intimate, yet comprehensive enough to offer a full entertainment experience.
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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Michelangelo Towers

A limited edition of executive apartments and penthouses offering a lifestyle on Nelson Mandela Square so exclusive it is that only a handful of people...

Courtyard Suite Eastgate

Tuscan themed suites overlook the tranquil Bruma Lake. The hotel is within close walking distance to Bruma Flea Market World local craft displays and...

African Pride Melrose Arch

This City Hotel is Modern and Has an Unusual Design. The Elegant Insides Are Decorated With Countless African Artefacts That Have Been Arranged in Wonderful...

Everfare Lodge

Space and good fresh air in the mid of the busy Jhb/Pretoria's own silicon valley.

The lodge is situated in Randjesfontein - an equestrian estate that boasts its own race coarse and the Harr......

Shumba Valley Lodge

A country hotel situated close to Johannesburg Pretoria and Lanseria Airport Shumba Valley Lodge is one of Gautengs most popular venues for conferences...


Johannesburg Restaurants
Signature Restaurant
Signature Restaurant is one of the most exciting new fashionable restaurants in Sandton, offering a unique mix of exclusivity, flexibility, comfort, sophistication and design.
The Brazen Head
Welcome or as the Irish say, "Failte" ... to the home of The Brazen Head Group of Authentic Irish Restaurants and Pubs.

Discover the true spirit of Ireland at a Brazen Head Authentic I...

Bite Restaurant
Bite Restaurant, a household name in the trendy suburb of Greenside, has recently undergone a stunning face-lift.
With its stylishly fresh and clean new look comes an exciting new menu, mixed...

Johannesburg Bars and Pubs
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...
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...
Blues Room
The Blues Room is the place to be for the best live entertainment and fine cuisine in Johannesburg.
NsAkO is an acronym the Nuff Said Kollektive. With Sifiso Ntuli at the helm, the doors opened on the 29th February, 2008. We showcase live music acts, dance groups, exhibitions, documentary film sc...
Johannesburg Cafes
Brazilian Coffee Shop
The tradition of Brazilian Coffee Shops was developed around the concept of serving fine roasted coffees in traditional style Italian coffee bars. The most memorable Brazilian Coffee Shop was locat...
Tanz Cafe
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Johannesburg Art galleries
Bag Factory
One of Joburg's leading visual arts organisations, the Bag Factory has been alive and kicking since 1991, when the space was set up to provide studios for artists - mainly black artists, who at...
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...

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