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Johannesburg

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Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub. On a tour of Johannesburg, you'll encounter a place of contrasts and discover affluent neighborhoods, urban decay, booming art and culinary scenes, and a dynamic atmosphere. Attractions in Johannesburg range from historic museums and monuments of the apartheid struggle, to an array of nearby nature trails, game reserves, and archaeological sites. Johannesburg is in Greater Johannesburg. When using our South Africa trip itinerary maker to make an itinerary online, Johannesburg holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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A stopover on almost every trip to South Africa, Johannesburg offers visitors endless choices for staying overnight. Numerous guesthouses can be found all over town, ranging from budget friendly to upscale in pricing. Other lodging options include a variety of backpacker lodges and bed and breakfasts, as well as plenty of luxurious boutique hotels.
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