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Free things to do in Johannesburg South Africa.

Free things to do in Johannesburg South Africa.

Full of expensive activities and not promoted free activities Johannesburg can be quiet expensive for backpackers.

Johannesburg has a lot of things to do but for the low budget travellers is quiet expensive, that’s why brought to all of you the… 7 freee thing to do in Johannesburg.



First, you can make a stop and have a coffee at Nelson Mandela Square, a cultural place where you can find street performers. Usually they perform around the symbolic bronze statue of Mandela, which commemorates the birth of the RAINBOW NATION


Carlton Center.

The tallest building in Africa!!!


Top of Africa is an observation platform that gives breathtaking views of the city in continuous expansion. If you want to go to the top you have to pay but if you do not want to spend any money, the panorama from below is also impressive.

Johannesburg’s botanical garden

This beautiful extension has different lagoons, places where you can eat or make a picnic, places with machines to exercise, the rose garden, a lot of types of plants and flowers, some animal and its totally FREE!!!

If you have some free time and you want to have a couple of relaxing hours this is your place.

Rosebank, a nice neighbourhood with many free-entrance #artgalleries and we enjoyed it much! The one we liked the most was the “everard_read_johannesburg “.

There are others worth visiting near this one:the @keyesartmile , @goodman_gallery and @david_krut_bookstore. If you like art like we do, we suggest to enjoy this free, artistic experience!


Also there you can visit the Rosebank mall, is nice but expensive, there are some good restaurants surronding.


Access to the Museum of Africa is also free. Founded in 1994, it is the most important historical museum in Johannesburg. It has evocative multimedia exhibitions and reconstructions of various historical periods in which you can immerse yourself without having to pay anything.


The first thing that comes to mind with this market is its tremendous atmosphere! … On the first level it is full of international food stores … Desserts, oysters, African, European, Latin American, etc. On the second level a DJ encouraged the atmosphere, two bars offer interesting drinks to accompany the food and clothing and souvenir shops complete the offer. The market is 100% urban and the party is guaranteed!


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