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Johannesburg is the largest and one of the most vibrant cities in South Africa which should definitely be added to your bucket list. This dynamic metropolis has the most amazing skyline with stunning towering buildings; other gems include a melting pot of cultures, trendy restaurants serving flavoursome cuisines, captivating museums and galleries, an eclectic night life and epic shopping opportunities which consist of luxury shopping malls and bustling markets. Cosmopolitan Johannesburg is also a city of many quirky neighbourhoods, from the bohemian suburb of Melville to the colourful artsy Maboneng precinct, the upmarket Sandton suburbs and Greenside, which is the foodie’s hub of Johannesburg with lots of world-class restaurants. There is somewhere special for every traveller to explore here. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent range of cheap flights to Johannesburg with world-famous airlines, taking you to this bustling city in style.
Johannesburg is an immense cultural and historic hub with many interesting museums, allowing you to revel in the city’s culture and history. A top must-visit museum is the Apartheid Museum where you’ll experience what South Africa’s dramatic apartheid era was like through personal stories and events, which are portrayed via text, artifacts, films and photos. The Lindfield Victorian House Museum is another fine museum; dating back to 1910, this furnished Victorian house has lots of interesting artefacts, antiques and Victorian memorabilia, allowing you an insight into Victorian traditions. As well as culture and history, Johannesburg is also a vibrant art hub. There are many cutting-edge galleries worth visiting here, and graffiti is legal in Johannesburg, so there is a colourful street art scene with a lot of public walls serving as canvases.
Johannesburg makes for the ultimate city break, but it’s also an excellent gateway to some of South Africa’s most amazing attractions. Just an hour’s drive from the city is the iconic Sterkfontein Caves, which date back over 4 million years with fascinating archaeological finds. Right by the caves is South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site which is considered to be the birthplace of humankind. Johannesburg is also surrounded by plenty of stunning national parks and nature reserves which are well worth venturing out to, as they offer once-in-a-life-time safari opportunities. The Pilanesberg National Park is one of the notable reserves, home to over 7000 animals including the big 5 game. Contact Brightsun Travel about our cheap tickets to Johannesburg from India and look forward to an unforgettable South African holiday.