Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg

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Explore the streets of Maboneng Precinct, an up-and-coming Johannesburg neighborhood, transformed from a declining, crime-ridden zone into a flourishing hub of arts, culture, and culinary experiences. Creative developments have turned the urban precinct's run-down warehouses into art galleries, chic restaurants, and residential and studio spaces, inspiring the rise of tourism and entrepreneurship in the local community. On a stroll through the radiant neighborhood, you can browse trendy boutiques, choose from a variety of bars and restaurants, and take in the vibrant inner-city atmosphere. Using our custom trip planner, Johannesburg attractions like Maboneng Precinct can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A hip and artistic area full of life and energy. Plenty of shops and eateries with rooftop views. Great area to meet and interact with locals and travelers.  more »
  • I read so many mixed comments on this area, but from my experience I would advise this to be on any visitor's "must do" list. It is one of the livelier areas where you can see a lot in a very...  more »
  • Ok so my sister lives in JHB (Midrand)...I frequently visit her but she doesn’t venture too much further than Sandton city. I love to explore and my best friend who also lives in JHB had suggested...  more »
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