Johannesburg - The City Of Gold
Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest city and capital of its inland Gauteng province, began as a 19th-century gold-mining settlement. It's known for Soweto township, a sprawling jumble of African workers’ houses that was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Mandela’s former residence is now the Nelson Mandela National Museum. To the northeast, Herman Ekstein Park encompasses a boating lake and Johannesburg Zoo.
SIGHTSEEING / THINGS TO DO IN JOHANNESBURG
The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The complex, owned by Gold Reef City Casino, was opened in November 2001.
Gold Reef City is an amusement park in Johannesburg, South Africa. Located on an old gold mine which closed in 1971, the park is themed around the gold rush that started in 1886 on the Witwatersrand.
The Constitution Hill precinct is located at 11 Kotze Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg near the western end of the suburb of Hillbrow. Constitution Hill is the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
Lion Park is a 2 km² wildlife conservation enclosure in Gauteng province in South Africa for Transvaal lions. The Lion Park is situated near Lanseria Airport and Fourways within distance of Johannesburg and Pretoria.
First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City and The Calabash, is a stadium located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Johannesburg Art Gallery is an art gallery located in Joubert Park, in the central business district of Johannesburg, South Africa. The building was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and consists of 15 exhibition halls and sculpture gardens
PEERMONT METCOURT SUITES (3*)
Accommodation with friendly service...the 3-star select services Met-court Suites offers a home away from home, conveniently located next to O.R. Tambo International Airport.
The hotel features 80 spacious suites with contemporary furnishings. All the usual technology is available in the rooms with WI-Fi connectivity available in public areas. Breakfast is served in the stylish Primavera restaurant. Guests also have access to the casino, dining, entertainment, convention and relaxation facilities of the Emperors Palace resort.
GARDEN COURT SANDTON CITY (3*)
The Garden Court Sandton City Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, is an up to date 21st Century South African hotel. The metro chic styling and modern technology make this 444 room hotel an ideal destination for both business travelers and vacationers.
Situated in the upmarket Sandton area of Johannesburg, the hotel is well positioned for access to the Sandton Central Business District, Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square shopping centres, the Sandton Convention Centre and the Gautrain Station. Quick access to local and National Highways, the Gautrain Express and the OR Tambo International Airport make the Garden Court Sandton City a great place to choose for a stay in Johannesburg.
PROTEA HOTEL BALALAIKA SANDTON (4*)
The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton is a tranquil oasis in the heart of the bustling business and entertainment hub of Gauteng. Both sections of the Protea Hotel Balalaika have pools that are set in their own lush, landscaped garden, each boasting a sparkling swimming pool where guests can relax, unwind and momentarily experience the timelessness and calm of a bygone era.
PEERMONT MONDIOR HOTEL (4*)
The Peermont Mondior is located inside the Emperors Palace Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort. Situated in Johannesburg, in the Province of Gauteng, South Africa.
Conveniently located alongside the Convention Center with secure parking and a covered walkway through to the Emporium retail concourse, the Peermont Mondior ensures ease of access to the myriad of facilities at the Emperors Palace resort. A shuttle service also runs between the hotels and other resort entrances on a 20 minute basis.
THE MICHELANGELO (4*)
The Michelangelo Hotel is a superb 4-star hotel ideally situated in the heart of Johannesburg’s Sandton business and leisure district. Combining luxury accommodation with a prime location makes this hotel perfect for those who want to base themselves in the centre of the city and experience all that it has to offer, such as Nelson Mandela Square.
THE MICHELANGELO TOWERS
Michelangelo Towers - An African Icon Towering 143 metres above the Sandton skyline, the Michelangelo Towers offers panoramic views of the Magaliesberg, the Johannesburg CBD and the Sandton cityscape.
This all suites hotel offers short and long term accommodation from the unparalleled luxury of the 600m2 Cupola Suite to Presidential and Executive 1 and 2 bedroom suites. Guests are spoilt for shopping and dining choices with direct access to the Michelangelo Towers Mall which is directly opposite Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square. The Towers, which is linked directly to Sandton Convention Centre, caters to guests’ every possible need. The Michelangelo Towers - the ultimate business and lifestyle experience.