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Newtown is a neighborhood in the center of Johannesburg, and it has been the focus of redevelopment efforts in recent years. Originally called “The Brickfields,” as brick-making was the primary industry, the neighborhood was burned to the ground in 1904 – on purpose. The reason given was to stop the spread of the plague. Later that year, as the area was being redeveloped, it was given the name of Newtown.

Today, Newtown is home to some important Johannesburg attractions, such as MuseumAfrica, Market Theatre, and Mary Fitzgerald Square.

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Johannesburg and Soweto Full Day Tour (8 -9 hours Tour)

Johannesburg and Soweto Full Day Tour (8 -9 hours Tour)

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Get the most out of your time in South Africa by seeing the highlights of Johannesburg and the township of Soweto in a day. Going on an organized tour means no time wasted waiting for public transport and more opportunities to explore local sights. Along the way, see Constitution Hill, FNB Stadium, Orlando Towers, Vilakazi Street, and the Hector Pieterson Museum.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.02
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Johannesburg City of Gold Tour

Johannesburg City of Gold Tour

Johannesburg(New York of Africa) in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, in 2016 there were 4.94 million people living in the City of Johannesburg. Joburg, or Jozi as some prefer to call it, offers visitors an experience as unique and diverse as the city itself. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more! History. Settlement of Johannesburg began in 1886, when gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand by an Australian prospector named George Harrison. The discovery spurred a feverish gold rush as fortune hunters from all over the world descended on the area.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.15
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Johannesburg City Centre Tour

Johannesburg City Centre Tour

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Our tour is the best way to discover the city centre and know more about the places of significant history and see some of the areas you can't visit on your own and here you experience the city from the local perspective and our guides are very good at making the clients happy all the time making sure that the clients explore the city and are safe through out and they are also very good walking companions who are happy to share the history, culture and life of of the city as a whole
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.31
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Johannesburg & Apartheid Museum Tour

Johannesburg & Apartheid Museum Tour

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Join us for the Johannesburg tour as we explore the history, architecture, the culture and museums of the vibrant City of Gold. This tour will give you an overall about South Africa’s history as we visit various attractions in both Johannesburg.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$80.17
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Johannesburg inner city cycle tour - inner city adventure with a Private Guide!

Johannesburg inner city cycle tour - inner city adventure with a Private Guide!

The inner city of Johannesburg is experiencing a revival after years of inner city decay. Experience this revival up close and experience the sights, sounds and smells of a city reinventing itself. From Maboneng we cycle a circular route through the heart of the city visiting various areas such as Newtown, The Sheds, the Mining District and many other fascinating areas easily accessible by bicycle. The bustling city centre is home to African migrants from all over Southern Africa which gives it its unique character and flavours.
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  • 6 hours
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$133.34
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Should I book Newtown tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Newtown can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Newtown 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Newtown costs USD 45.31. Guided Newtown tours start around USD 45.31 per person.
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