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When visiting Johannesburg, it is likely that you will need to find important information on one subject or another. That is why we’ve collected all the need-to-know information about the city of Johannesburg to make your visit as enjoyable as possible.


Under “About Johannesburg”, you can read more about this remarkable city’s history and learn about the people who call Johannesburg home. Click on “Visitor Guide” to get insight into the customs and habits of the locals, trading hours in the city and what type of weather you can expect during your stay. There is also information on customs clearance, VAT reclaims, duty-free shopping and the local exchange rates.


“Essentials” lists the contact details and other important information on banks, embassies, cellphone rentals and tourism offices in Johannesburg. Here you will also find the correct emergency numbers to use in a crisis. For basic guidelines on getting around in Johannesburg and the rest of South Africa, click on “Travel Information”. 



About Johannesburg
About Johannesburg

Johannesburg is a bustling metropolis that offers visitors and locals alike everything they could ever need.

Visitor Guide
Visitor Guide

Have a look at our comprehensive visitor guide for information on accommodation, attractions and more!


When visiting Johannesburg, as in any other city in the world, be sure to keep safety in mind at all times.

Travel Information
Travel Information

Johannesburg is the largest transport hub for local, cross-border and international travel in South Africa.

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