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Attractions in Newtown
The Potato Sheds were first built in 1911 as a part of Johannesburg's original fruit and vegetable market in Newtown. Today these historical buildings house the fashionable local fashion and design
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
Downtown Joburg’s newest hotel is a fashionable seven-storey, three-star property boasting 148 rooms.
Museum Africa is Johannesburg’s social and cultural history museum. It is located in what was once the city’s fruit and vegetable market, a large and impressive heritage building tha
This trendy shopping emporium housed in Newtown’s historic Potato Sheds showcases dozens of the best local fashion, lifestyle, homeware, furniture and design brands. The Potato Sheds were first built i
Two great South Africans, Albertina and Walter Sisulu, are immortalised in a clay sculpture by Marina Walsh, installed in 2009 on a small square on Diagonal Street in downtown Johannesburg. The 2.
This legendary underground club, artist studio and events space first opened its doors in 1995. The location is a vast old warehouse in an industrial area of downtown Johannesburg.
In 1991 returning exile and artist Kim Berman joined forces with Nhlanhla Xaba, an up-and-coming Soweto artist, to found Artist Proof Studio, a specialist art education centre with a focus on
Opened in late 2014 the Newtown Junction mall is a major part of the revival of the historic Newtown area of downtown Johannesburg and is just one element of a wider
Imbali is a non-profit organisation which uses visual communication to improve the lives of the disadvantaged, providing training in arts, crafts and design, as well as full time ceramics and
Newtown is situated in the heart of the Jozi city centre and, since an extensive regeneration and revival, has become one of the leading cultural hot spots. Just a quick
Opened in 1995, Niki’s Oasis is one of the longest running cafes and live music venues in Johannesburg’s Newtown cultural precinct. Just over the road from the famous Market The
Located in Jeppe Street in the heart of Newtown, the Sophiatown Bar and Lounge is a great place to sit back and relax surrounded by a strong cultural vibe, native
The Bus Factory is an industrial structure that was built to house Johannesburg's tram repair facilities in the first half of the 20th century. In the 1970s the structure was
Newtown is situated in Johannesburg’s inner city and forms part of the city’s cultural and creative hub. The district houses theatres, art galleries, museums, restaurants, book stores, craft mar
The Sci-Bono Discovery Centre aims to create an awareness and interest in the world of maths, science and technology and in particular to get kids excited about all things scientific.
The Turbine Hall is an extraordinary conference and events venue in the heart of Newtown, Johannesburg’s cultural precinct.
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 Dance Factory, located in Newtown, Johannesburg, was set up to train dancers, stage performances and cultivate a dance culture in Gauteng province.