Situated in the High Veld Johannesburg is South Africa’s hub of business, arts, culture and trend setting. The city of gold with its long history of being at the forefront of South Africa’s financial district is a mecca for international trade and development with Sandton fast becoming the main business district in Johannesburg.
Johannesburg is a city like no other, boasting a multicultural society which comes together to make it truly colourful. It is amongst the top 5 cities in the world with a prominence on green. Its old oak and jacaranda tree lined streets, parks and gardens are truly breathtaking making it a warm inviting place to live.
Johannesburg is also a top tourist destination with an estimated 4.44 million visitors per year. In 2014 Joburg was voted 2nd city in the world just behind Hong Kong for being the city with the most possibility. It is not hard to believe that when you can see the city flourishing. Johannesburg has received a facelift and an emphasis on development and revitalizing the city center with Newtown being the first of such projects.
Johannesburg has a reputation of fun and excitement, from the street life to business to night life. On any given Saturday or Sunday there are a variety of markets which cater to all age groups and families. From organic food markets, flea markets and more, situated all over Johannesburg from Bryanston to Newtown you can pick up a bargain and foodies can feast! The vibe of the markets are cool and trendy and all have that familiar and unique Jozi culture.
Johannesburg offers an overabundance of arts and culture with performing arts theaters as well as museums and heritage sites. Whether you are into health and fitness or laid back street cafes and live performances there is always something to do in Johannesburg. It is also known for its excellent five star restaurants, hotels and casinos with trend setting building designs to clothing Johannesburg is the New York City of Africa. Top transportation systems includes the recently completed RiaVia bus routes and the massive Gautrain project which was completed in 2013 with plans to expand even more by 2025, public transport is excellent in this city.
Johannesburg’s schools offer some of the highest levels of education in South Africa with two of the top ranked universities and several private schools in and around Joburg itself. So go on, experience all this big city offers! We are your Number 1 Source for all things Joburg related, from news to events! Welcome to TheJoburg.com