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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: 20 Must See Attractions (South Africa)

By Anton Swanepoel

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Paperback (88 pages)

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Johannesburg: 20 Amazing Must See Attractions

Do you want to know the best Johannesburg has to offer? Would you like to overlook Johannesburg from 50 stories or discover amazing nature reserves? Would you like to see Mr. Mandela and Mr. Desmond Tutu's house, or shop till you drop in the Mall of Africa? What about seeing the big 5? If making the most of your visit to South Africa interests you, read on...

Born and raised in South Africa, travel writer Anton Swanepoel scanned the most current attractions on offer in Johannesburg and selected the top 20 "must-see" attractions. Your visit to Johannesburg can be the trip of your lifetime, with memories, pictures and experiences that rival any other trip you have ever made, if you know where to go and what to see.

In This Book You Will Discover:
  • 20 Attractions to visit.
  • Pertinent facts about each attraction.
  • GPS coordinates for each attraction.
  • Insider tips on the best times to visit an attraction and what makes it worth your time.
  • And much more.

With its botanical gardens, nature reserves, mega shopping centers, Johannesburg is an city not to miss.

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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)

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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

Fodor's South Africa: with the Best Safari Destinations (Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2015-05-12
Paperback (592 pages)

Fodor s South Africa: with the Best Safari Destinations (Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

From urban and lively Cape Town and Johannesburg to the dramatic scenery and wildlife of Kruger National Park, South Africa offers an amazingly wide range of experiences. Fodor's South Africa helps travelers sort through their many choices and select the best adventure based on their own interests, whether that involves wildlife viewing, wine tasting, resort stays, or exploring South Africa's rich cultural legacy.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of maps
· An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout South Africa
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· Coverage of Cape Town and Peninsula, The Western Cape, The Northern Cape, The Garden Route and the Little Karoo, The Eastern Cape, Durban and Kwazulu-Natal, Johannesburg, Mpumalanga & Kruger National Park, and Victoria Falls

Planning to focus on a safari? Check out Fodor's Complete Guide to African Safaris.


 
 
 

 
 
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