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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 Book 7)

By Anton Swanepoel

Released: 2018-04-05
Kindle Edition (90 pages)

Johannesburg: 20 Must See Attractions (South Africa Book 7)
 
Product Description:
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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Johannesburg 2011 Pocket Map 1:15,500 MapStudio

By MapStudio

MapStudio
Map (2 pages)

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Johannesburg & Kruger National Park Focus Guide (Footprint Focus)

By Lizzie Williams

Footprint
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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.

 

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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Greater Than a Tourist- Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Micheline Logan

CZYK Publishing
Released: 2018-01-28
Kindle Edition (55 pages)

Greater Than a Tourist- Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
 
Product Description:
Are you excited about planning your next trip?
Do you want to try something new?
Would you like some guidance from a local?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this Greater Than a Tourist book is for you.

Greater Than a Tourist- Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa by Micheline Logan offers the inside scoop on Johannesburg. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there is nothing wrong with that, as part of the Greater Than a Tourist series, this book will give you travel tips from someone who has lived at your next travel destination.

In these pages, you will discover advice that will help you throughout your stay. This book will not tell you exact addresses or store hours but instead will give you excitement and knowledge from a local that you may not find in other smaller print travel books.

Travel like a local. Slow down, stay in one place, and get to know the people and the culture. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

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

By Finest City Guides

Released: 2017-03-14
Kindle Edition (62 pages)

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

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

By Inc. BrownTrout Publishers

BrownTrout Publishers
Released: 2018-06-01
Calendar (28 pages)

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