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Johannesburg


Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa, and capital of the province of Gauteng. As of 2001, the city had a population of 3,225,812.

South Africans have a wide variety of affectionate nicknames for Johannesburg, including "iGoli", "JHB", "Jo'burg", "Joeys", "Joni" and "Jozi".

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Johannesburg in 3 Days: The Definitive Tourist Guide Book That Helps You Travel Smart and Save Time

By Finest City Guides

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Paperback (60 pages)

Johannesburg in 3 Days: The Definitive Tourist Guide Book That Helps You Travel Smart and Save Time
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Johannesburg is not a prime travel destination, but it is drawing more visitors, thanks to its thought-provoking museums and attractions and a regeneration program in the city. We’ll show you the highlights of this unique city, and the top places to see and experience. Included: • How to get to Johannesburg • How to get around easily once you arrive • Where to find a luxury, midrange or cheap hotel • Where to eat, for all kinds of tastes • The highlights you won’t want to miss • Festivals and special events that may be taking place while you’re there Packed with information and advice, this concise guide will assist you in getting the most from a three-day trip to Johannesburg. Here is a quick preview of what you will learn in this tourist guide: • Helpful information about Johannesburg • Flying into the city • Transportation tips in town • Why Johannesburg is such a vibrant tourist spot and what you will find most remarkable about it • Information on luxury and budget accommodations and what you’ll get for your money • The currency used in Johannesburg • Tourist attractions you should make time to see • Other attractions for entertainment and culture • Events that may be running during your stay • Tips on the best places to eat & drink for all price points, whether you want simple fare, worldwide dishes or African flavor

Johannesburg: 20 Must See Attractions (South Africa)

By Anton Swanepoel

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Paperback (88 pages)

Johannesburg: 20 Must See Attractions (South Africa)
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So much to do and see in Johannesburg, which deserve your time?

Johannesburg: 20 Attractions is your passport to discovering the top 20 attractions to see when visiting Johannesburg. With the most relevant, up-to-date advice on which attractions to see or skip, what visiting times is best for each attraction, an amazing visit with hidden discoveries awaits you. Overlook Johannesburg from 50 stories atop the Carlton Centre, hike in the nearby Johannesburg Botanical Gardens or more adventures KlipriverBerg Nature Reserve, shop till you drop in the Mall of Africa, or explore fascinating museums such as the James Hall Transport Museum or Apartheid Museum. Not to mention doing tours in Soweto to see Mr. Mandela and Mr. Desmond Tutu's houses or the highest court in South Africa inside the prison Mr. Mandela was once held in; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Johannesburg and begin your journey now!

Inside Johannesburg: 20 Attractions Travel Guide:

  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips on the best times to visit an attraction and what makes it worth your time
  • GPS coordinates allows you to make up your own routes and visit attractions without a guide, saving you time and money while helping to avoid crowds
  • Essential info at your fingertips - entrance fees, website details, safe parking at attraction, attraction contact details
  • 20 Images, one for each attraction to give you a feel of what to expect

If you will be visiting South Africa and want the top attractions not to miss in Johannesburg, then this guide book is for you.

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Wallpaper* City Guide Johannesburg 2014 (Wallpaper City Guides)

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Paperback (103 pages)

Wallpaper* City Guide Johannesburg 2014 (Wallpaper City Guides)
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South Africa: South Africa Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To South Africa - The Places You Have To See (South Africa Travel Guide, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town) (Volume 1)

By Traveling The World

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (68 pages)

South Africa: South Africa Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To South Africa - The Places You Have To See (South Africa Travel Guide, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town) (Volume 1)
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Make Your Journey To South Africa The Best Possible

South Africa: Rugged, multifaceted, contradictory, diverse and utterly rich, is a country that will surely take you back to your innate primal self. Think of wilderness that touches the nooks and crannies of your soul, think lions that from freely along vast savannahs, or snow-peaked mountains that soar majestically from the sea. Think vineyards that stretch for mile with the promise of good wine and dramatic backdrops, or flat-topped mountains and quintessential port cities. South Africa is quite simply incredible. If this is your first time in this beautiful country, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in South Africa. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at.

Here Is A Preview Of The Tips You Will Get In The Book...

  • South African Food Variety
  • What To Do in Cape Town
  • Biggest South African Town: Johannesburg
  • Unique Insider Tips
  • Much, much more!
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Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Focus Guide (Footprint Focus)

By Lizzie Williams

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Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Focus Guide (Footprint Focus)
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Johannesburg has been drawing back the visitors in droves, thanks to a city regeneration programme, cutting-edge museums, and its proximity to the magnificent Kruger National Park.  Footprintfocus Johannesburg & Kruger National Park will guide you from the sophisticated city to the top places for game viewing, providing detailed information on sights and attractions along the way. 

 

·         Essentials section with tips on getting to Johannesburg and around.

·         Detailed coverage of Kruger National Park and Tshwane (Pretoria)

·         Comprehensive listings of where to eat and sleep, including game lodges.

·         Detailed street maps for Johannesburg and other important destinations.

·         Slim enough to fit in your pocket.

 

Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Johannesburg & Kruger National Park without weighing you down.

 

Johannesburg Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights

By Rebecca Kaye

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Johannesburg Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights
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Johannesburg offers visitors the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of history-makers like Nelson Mandela, Gandhi and Archbishop Desmond Tutu and to visit landmarks important in South Africa's road to social reform. The South African people refer to Johannesburg as Egoli, the City of Gold, given the gold mines that lie beneath the city and the Gold Rush that led to the city’s founding in the late 1800s.

Africa 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Travel Africa Madagascar Ethiopia Johannesburg Cape Verde (Multilingual Edition)

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BrownTrout Publishers
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