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48 Hours in Johannesburg

 

Nelson Mandela Square

Johannesburg: the economic centre of South Africa, a sprawling metropolis, full of Johannesburg accommodation and a world of hidden gems. Given South Africa’s dearth of large, engaging cities, competition between Cape Town and Johannesburg has always been particularly fierce. Joburg, or Jozi as its affectionately known, often comes off second best in the tourism stakes when compared to Cape Town’s spectacular mountain, beaches and proximity to the Winelands. However while Joburg may not share Cape Town’s jaw-dropping scenery, that’s not to say it has nothing to offer. Here is a sample of what to try if you have 48 hours to kill in Joburg. (more…)

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