There’s something quite special about staying one of Gauteng’s coolest hotels smack dab in Joburg’s most eclectic cultural hub, the Maboneng Precinct. If you have a chance to stay at the 12 Decades Art Hotel, do it. This is why.
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Soweto is a must for people from all over the world, and all self-respecting Gautengers must visit this iconic township. The Hector Peterson Museum recounts the 1976 Soweto Student uprisings and some of the heroes of the protest and victims of the aftermath. Nearby is the Mandela House in Vilikazi Street, the only street in the world that contains the houses of two Nobel Prize Laureates, the other one being Desmond Tutu. There is also a string of vibrant restaurants including Sakhumzi’s Restaurant, NextDoor, Thrive Café and the Corner House which usually have a fascinating variety of regular patrons plus a vibrant selection of street musicians and performers who are usually brilliantly entertaining.
If you’ve got visitors coming they always want to know what there is to do in Jo’burg and there are a surprising number of locals who don’t know what’s happening in their own back yards. In Jo’burg the City Sightseeing Bus is an excellent start because it is a hop on hop off tour of some of the iconic points of interest in the city. The bus includes on its route Constitution Hill, the Apartheid Museum and Gold Reef City.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced that the NBA’s first game on African soil will take place on 1 August 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg.