1 day in Gauteng Itinerary

1 day in Gauteng Itinerary

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Johannesburg
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Johannesburg

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City of Light

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
On the 21st (Thu), examine the collection at Apartheid Museum and then gain interesting insight with Soweto & Other Townships - Daily tours through the eyes of a photojournalist.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg day trip planner.

In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

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Gauteng travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
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.