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Top of Africa

Main Street near Krus Street | top of the 50-story Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Main Street near Krus Street | top of the 50-story Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it might seem disappointing compared to other attractions alike - I'd still recommend you to go and have the experience. There's nothing at the top (except the odd vending machine) so take a snack or something ;) The views are great and you get...More

Thank suzaanrossouw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a lot of potencial, but it's a waste. We went to see the sunset, and we did have a 360 view, but the there is literally nothing else on that floor, all the window glasses are incredibly dirty, and the few furniture...More

Thank ViajandoConChongo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Goid for the view over Johannesburg. Top of Africa is one stop of the Johannesburg hop on hop off bus. There is no restaurant or shop up there. Cater for entrance fee.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top of Africa has spectacular views of the city. I went to the top with my sister. We had an amazing time and found the information on the walls interesting. Getting through town wasn't too bad and the parking lot was easy to find.

Thank Sheereen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One is strongly advised not to view the Carlton Centre without a guide. This is not a safe place for tourists to wander around escorted..

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went on a Friday where there were no shops open and the sad thing was the way to the TOA is really sketchy, maybe because of the lights since they were so dim. I forgot the price for adults but it was really cheap so...More

Thank Trina H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We went here as part of a half day Joburg tour. The views at the top are very nice; however, the 50th floor itself looks abandoned. All of the shops that were at the top are closed permanently and the ceiling plaster has fallen in...More

Thank AlyE0608
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went up the top of Carlton Centre as part of the Red bus tour. A guide from the bus company accompanies groups to the top and then back to the bus stop. So it is safe to do. The last time we went to...More

Thank Tos69
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The view you get from the top of this building, the tallest in the inner city of Johannesburg, is a 360 degree view and gives a fantastic perspective to grasp the size of the city. It's a very good start to any inner-city tour to...More

Thank nathalieboucry
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This location will enable you to see the city as a whole and learn about the history as well. Our guide was able to demonstrate how the city was used to enact and enable apartheid. The historical photos and displays are interesting and educational

Thank Sheila S
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Materials - glass - steel - granite - concrete