Well . . . it is South Africa's most African, and the continents most cosmopoltan and visited city, according to MasterCard’s Global Destination Cities Index.
Johannesburg is the capital of Gauteng, which is located in the North-East of the country. The city alone has 4,434,827 (metro) residents. Its inhabitants also call it „City of Gold“, since it’s the economic center of South Africa. As South Africa’s biggest city, it’s full of opposites. Johannesburg is a city with an attractive nightlife and luxurious shopping opportunities, even though it’s not a typical tourist destination. In spite of this, it’s still a great starting point for trips to Cape Town, Durban or Kruger National Park. There’s a lot to learn about the human history of South Africa in the „Museum Africa“, from the early years to today. You will also be able to relax in the „Botanical Gardens“, which display medicinal and rose gardens right in the heart of the city.
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