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Apartheid Museum , Johannesburg
To better understand the rich and turbulent history of South Africa, pay a visit to Apartheid Museum. Founded in 2001, the museum explores th
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Gold Reef City , Johannesburg
A themed entertainment complex, Gold Reef City remains best known for its 1880s-reminiscent architecture, numerous amusement park rides, and
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An imposing granite structure near Pretoria, Voortrekker Monument remains dedicated to the Dutch settlers of the Eastern Cape, whose emigrati
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Safaris , Johannesburg
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Montecasino , Sandton
Light entertainment and high culture come together at Montecasino, known for its fine dining and live performances. Opened in 2000, the compl


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On a trip to Gauteng, you'll witness the golden roots of South Africa, and the World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind. The region's name means "place of gold" in the Sesotho language, and dates from the beginnings of the gold industry in Johannesburg in 1886. Mine tours tell the tale of this booming era, while today the region encompasses tall skyscrapers, Indian markets, and African medicine lodges. Topping most Gauteng itineraries, bustling Jo'burg contends with the fascinating valley revealing the origins of human civilization. Enrich your trip with tranquil nature reserves and museums tracing South Africa's complex heritage. Add Gauteng and other destinations in South Africa to your travel plans using our South Africa road trip planning site.

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