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Market Photo Workshop

Arts & Culture

The Market Photo Workshop was started by world-renowned photographer David Goldblatt in the late eighties. At the outset, the aim was to provide visual literacy and practical training to young photographers who were excluded from formal training i...

Market Theatre


The Market Theatre, founded in Johannesburg in 1976 by Mannie Manim and the late Barney Simon, was constructed out of Johannesburg’s Indian Fruit Market - built in 1913. The theatre went on to become internationally renowned as South Africa’s “The...


Landmarks & Points of Interest

This is the gateway to the world heritage sites found here. Visitors walk through the market place and up to the Tumulus building, which is designed to look like an ancient burial mound from the front, however upon exiting, the visitor looks back ...

Mary Fitzgerald Square

Landmarks & Points of Interest

In 1986, Newtown's Market Square was renamed to honour Mary Fitzgerald, an Irish-born activist who is said to have made a great contribution to the early history of Johannesburg. Her legacy lives on at the heart of the city's newtown Cultural Prec...

Melville Koppies


Declared a nature reserve in 1959 it sprouts vegetation indigenous to the Witwatersrand. The archaeological site is of great interest as relics of the Stone Age have been discovered and preserved here. The great wealth of natural and historical kn...

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve and Heritage site


A pristine indigenous nature reserve in the middle of Joburg. Although it is in the grassland biome, there are also forested areas, a cool wooded riverine area and biomes adapted to the quartzite slopes. The archaeological site has relics of iron Agr...

Michael Mount Organic Village Market

Landmarks & Points of Interest

All products in this Market are handmade and produced organically, making a trip to this market in Joburg’s north a unique experience. Enjoy cakes, pastries, cheeses and crafts.


Montecasino Bird Sanctuary

Landmarks & Points of Interest

A two-toed sloth from South America that likes broccoli, articulated python called Psycho Syd, curled fast asleep alongside his partner Rajah. Most animals and birds are exotic. It has 1700 slot machines and 70 gaming tables.


Museum Africa

Landmarks & Points of Interest

Museum Africa is Johannesburg's social and cultural history museum. It is located in what was once the city's fruit and vegetable market, with a block-long facade, towering pillars and huge interior space. Its long-term exhibitions of social history...

Museum of Man and Science

Landmarks & Points of Interest

The king of muti, herbal and homeopathic remedies


Nelson Mandela Bridge

Landmarks & Points of Interest

One of Gauteng's most recent landmarks, the R53-million Nelson Mandela Bridge, was opened on July 20 2003 as part of the celebrations for former president Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday. This magnificent bridge links Braamfontein in the north to N...

News Cafe

News Cafe offers and facilitates a premium entertainment experience for its aspirational customer base by efficiently serving world class food offerings and premier beverage choices in an atmosphere that is contemporary, vibrant and relevant. News ...

Newtown Cultural Precinct

Landmarks & Points of Interest

A microcosm of South African culture and history which houses a variety of museum displays. The Market Theatre is home to the Rembrandt Gallery showcasing local and international art. The Worker's museum features major photographic exhibitions.

Nizamiye Masjid

Architectural Buildings

Modelled after Turkey’s famous Selimiye Camii Mosque, the Nizamiye Turkish Masjid in Midrand is the biggest mosque complex in the Southern hemisphere. Built by a Turkish philanthropist, Nizamiye boasts a number of exquisite stained-glass windows, 21 ...

Northgate Ice Arena

Landmarks & Points of Interest


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