Unique Experiences in Joburg



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EXPERIENCE THE MOST VISITED CITY ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

Joburg is not just a destination, it's an experience. It is a vibrant city with boundless energy and diversity, countless cultures and infinite choices.

Once known as townships, Soweto, Alexandra and Fordsburg offer visitors truly unique ways of experiencing Joburg. You could trace the history of the anti-apartheid movement and see where Nelson Mandela lived, to mention but a few. All whilst taking a walking or cycling tour with a local guide.



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A Portas/The Shunting Yard

One of Johannesburg's original shops - 109 years old - A Portas offers great phyllo pastry and parma ham. But what's really unusual is that it doubles as a model train shop so while you sip your coffee, expect to overhear animated conversations about...
WHERE:
cnr Bierman and Cradock Avenues
Rosebank
Johannesburg

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Abafazi

Ricca Turgel has been in the designing business for 15 years. She designs and hand paints fabric, using classic African designs. She makes throws and cushion covers with ostrich feather trimming, beautiful velvet beaded cushion covers, soft mohair th...
WHERE:
36 Lyndhurst Road
Lyndhurst
Johannesburg

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Alexander Theatre

Named after the late talented actress, director, teacher of speech and drama and founder of the Johannesburg Repertory Players (JRP) Muriel Alexander, The Alexander Theatre first opened its doors in 1951. The idea for the Theatre was born in 1929 by ...
WHERE:
36 Stiemens Street
Braamfontein
Johannesburg

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Alliance Francaise

As a Non Profit Organisation the Alliance Franse network is autonomous with cultural institutions dedicated to the promotion of French language and culture. Established in South Africa since 1936 and supported by the ministry of Foreign Affairs ...
WHERE:
17 Lower Park Drive
Parkview
Johannesburg

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Amani African Spas

Amani Spas is a unique Spa Group that specialises in luxury spas in exclusive Hotels (Johannesburg, Cape Town & Knysna) and Lodges. Each Amani Spa embraces the spirit of Africa with its enchanting ambience and the use of natural elements and textures in the splendid décor. It is in this setting...
WHERE:
Radisson Blu Hotel
Sandton
Johannesburg

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ArtMatters-Zone

Services: Art Classes Paint in The Park School/class Day Trips Team Building Art Parties
WHERE:
Peggy Vera Road
Kibler Park
Johannesburg

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Bag Factory

One of Joburgs 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 that stage, had very little access to networks and resou...
WHERE:
10 Mahlatini Street
Fordsburg
Johannesburg

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Bay of grace

The dynamic Raymond Rampolokeng runs Bay of Grace Tours, which offers birdwatching tours in the wetland areas of Soweto, including the Orlando and Moroka dams. Raymond is an avid conservationist, and Soweto's first trained birding guide.A fountain of knowledge on the unusual habits and migratory pat...
WHERE:
Orlando Towers on Dynamo Street
Orlando
Soweto

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Busy Corner

Is the most acclaimed African cuisine restaurant celebrating the authentic culture & heritage in an environment that clearly exudes style, class & dignity
WHERE:
Cnr. Republic Rd. & 29 September St. Cnr. Republic Rd. & 29 September St.
Park Ivory Park
Johannesburg

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Crazy 88

There's more than enough posing and pretense going on at this slightly schizophrenic white suburban nightclub, but while drinks ain't cheap and the fairly young crowd likes to dress up, you can catch some highly regarded South African contemporary m...
WHERE:
114 William Rd
Norwood
Johannesburg