Constitution Hill represents South Africa’s dark past and its bright post-apartheid future. Johannesburg’s most notorious historic prisons (all of them now museums) sit side by side with the hom
Attractions in Braamfontein
The Roving Bantu Kitchen in the Johannesburg suburb of Brixton is a versatile space that serves as a restaurant, meeting place and events venue. The venue opens for special events
As in many other cities around the world, City Sightseeing’s red hop-on, hop-off buses have become a familiar sight on Johannesburg's roads. They’re certainly one of the best way
Johannesburg may not have a lake shore or a coastline, but right in the heart of the city centre you can still find a beach – albeit a man-made one p
One of the most enterprising and unusual additions to Johannesburg’s growing public transport network are the distinctive fleets of tuks-tuks based in Sandton Central and Melville. These small t
The Bannister Hotel is a hip, budget boutique hotel located right in the heart of busy, buzzy Braamfontein.
This gentrified strip in student-filled Braamfontein once housed an army surplus store. Today it is one of Johannesburg's main hipster hangouts and every weekend the area throngs with partygoers who
Enjoy live jazz music at The Orbit Jazz Club and Bistro located in the popular nightlife suburb of Braamfontein.
Trendy Braamfontein is located in the Johannesburg CBD and is a popular part of the city for locals and tourists alike to enjoy food, shopping, music and a party atmosphere.
The Grove is a small colourful square on Melle Street in the heart of Johannesburg’s trendy downtown district Braamfontein, a buzzing studenty area where you will find lots of g
Situated in the trendy suburb of Braamfontein in downtown Johannesburg, Ramen Asian Noodle Bar offers Asian cuisine. The restaurant has simple, earthy décor, with the centre piece of the
The name of this popular Braamfontein gourmet pizzeria is derived from the year that Johannesburg was founded, 1886.
If you are looking for something fun to do on a Saturday afternoon in Johannesburg, pay a visit to the buzzing Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein. Following the success of the
The spectacular view from this rooftop bar and lounge at Braamfontein’s highest point makes Randlords the ultimate party venue. Floating high above Johannesburg on the 22nd floor of South P
The spectacular view from this rooftop function venue atop one of Braamfontein’s tallest buildings, makes Randlords the ultimate party venue. Floating high above Johannesburg on the 22nd floor of S
Formerly known as CO-OP, this gallery-like Braamfontein showroom and store is home to Dokter and Misses, an innovative design studio specializing in interiors, furniture, lighting and homeware accessories.
The Wits Art Museum is situated close to the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein. It is home to over 9,000 collections of extraordinary art that have been generated over seven decades
The Nelson Mandela Bridge is a relatively new addition to the Johannesburg skyline, but has already gained iconic status, with an impressive 295 metre span that is lit up in all
The Joburg Theatre Complex, located in Braamfontein, was built in 1962 and was originally called the Civic Centre before it was renamed in 2009. The complex houses four theatre stages, the largest
The Origins Centre is a world-class museum that provides insight into the intriguing origins of humankind and human development. If you are fascinated by the theory of evolution, then this
The history of the University of the Witwatersrand, one of South Africa’s premier tertiary academic institutions, dates back to 1896 when the South African School of Mines was established in K
Situated in Milner Park on the Wits University campus in Braamfontein, the Johannesburg Planetarium serves as an academic and educational centre for scholars, researchers and academics who study astronomy. The