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Johannesburg Walking Tour: Carlton Centre Observation Deck and Mai Mai Traditional Healers Market
"Set off from your hotel around 8am and head to Ghandi Square where you’ll take in the impressive statue of a youthful Gandhi and artwork celebrating Joburg’s multicultural roots. Continue to the base of the Carlton Centre the city's tallest skyscraper. Head up to the 50th floor to soak up the views before hitting the pavements strolling down streets lined with both historic and modern buildings.Hop in a local taxi to take you to the Mai Mai Traditional Healers Market. Once an old horse stable the market now houses over 176 stalls carrying traditional medicines African attire beadwork
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Private Tour of Soweto in Johannesburg
"Soweto is a sprawling township or more accurately a cluster of townships on the south-western flank of Johannesburg. Soweto was created in the 1930s with Orlando the first township established. In the 1950s more black people were relocated there from 'black spots' in the inner city - black neighborhoods which the apartheid government had reserved for whites. With a population of over 2 million the township is the biggest black urban settlement in Africa with a rich political history. Soweto was the centre of political campaigns aimed at the overthrow of the apartheid state. The 1976 student uprising started in Soweto and spread to the rest of the largest on the continent
From ZAR1,680.00
 
Private Tour: Cultural Soweto Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
"You can budget about 5 hours for this half day tour from the time you leave your hotel till return. Enjoy sightseeing en-route to Soweto (especially Johannesburg's old gold mine belt). Pass through the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto (a hospita revolutionary and philanthropist Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) lived before he way jailed for 27 years for advocating for the rights of black people who were being oppressed by the Apartheid Government. Budget 45mins for this section of the tour.Jus the most popular being the 100m bungee jumping in between the two cooling towers (own expense). At the bottom of the towers is the vibey and trendy Chaf Pozi restaurant for some South African flavor where you will be spoiled with traditional foods such a get to view the slums and shanty towns that have become established over the years as a result of deep rooted poverty and high unemployment levels. You will even enjoy the privilege of chatting with some locals going on about their business from housewiv sculpture designers carpenters flea market stalls and the like."
From ZAR1,650.00

More General in Riversdale

Public Telephones

There are public telephones in Hoof straat( main street), they are quite close to the post office.There are coin phones and card phones, I would advise a card phone for long distance calls. Ask at...
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May 15, 2009

Post Box for letters/ Postcards

If you already have stamps on then you can post your postcards at the post box in Hoof street ( Main road), the post box is just next to the post office.
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Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum is, quite simply, brilliant. From the very start, where you are given a racial category that determines which entrance you use, to the thoughtful displays and fascinating...
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44 Stanley

44 Stanley Avenue in Milpark is the sort of design precinct that you never think you'll come across in Big, Bad Johannesburg. Hidden behind the gas towers just north of the CBD, this little area has...
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Soccer City, FNB Stadium

For those who weren't lucky enough to be here for the World Cup 2010 (or didn't manage to get tickets to the games) the Parktown and Westcliff Heritage Trust is offering a walking tour of Soccer City...
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Constitution Hill

When I next visit Jo'burg, I will follow Vincent and Luis' blog advice in their blog a brand new sky tells us about their personal visit with DlalaJe, to rediscover the paths of my student days,...
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Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Before 1886 most of what is Johannesburg today was open savannah, pretty much unchanged from the days when Mrs Ples and her hunter-gatherer contemporaries roamed the Cradle of Humankind. Apart from...
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"Riversdal/Riversdale Western Cape & Albertinia"
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"Riversdale"
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