Johannesburg

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Holidays in Johannesburg

Previously maligned ‘Jo’burg’ is undergoing a spectacular urban renaissance, with a new, impressive skyline, major investment, seriously sophisticated hotels and hipster-friendly neighbourhoods like Maboneng being considered some of the most successful urban-renewal projects in the world. It’s the New York of South Africa with its own unique buzz and progressive identity.

Region Information

Johannesburg has a 1 hour time difference ahead of the UK and a 13 hour 5 minute flight time approx.
You don’t need a visa to visit, for up to 90 days, as long as your passport is valid for 6 months after your stay. Your passport should have at least 2 blank pages when you present it at immigration to enter or leave South Africa.

Currency

South African Rand

Population

957,441

Offical language

English & Afrikaans
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Why Holiday in Johannesburg

World class shopping, theatre and galleries abound and the increasingly high-end clubs, bars and restaurants are both stylish and savvy. Due to its location on the Witwatersrand range of hills,
Jo’burg is the source of South Africa’s famous gold and diamond trade, while the leafy, affluent suburbs of Rosebank, Dunkeld and Sandton are rich with the history and contradictions of modern
South Africa.

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