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Newtown

Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 482 3349
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only place worth visiting was the Africa Museum. Although I feel they can involve the local artists here much more and fill the empty spaces inside the Museum. Have shows, art exhibitions, charge money for entrance at each private show or exhibition. Involve your...More

Thank Sonja P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its another place in Johannesburg. It has lots of shops and restaurant. Good to if you want to see how South Africans spend their day.

Thank Warna F
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Newtown Cultural Precinct, in downtown Johannesburg, has a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe; and underlying its trendy coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and clubs is the same avant-garde attitude that made it a hot-bed of protest theatre, music and poetry during the apartheid-era.

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My hotel was not to far from this area it was a decent spot had some spots to shop amd get some gifts but watch were you are walking it can turn from a ok side to a very bad side of town very quickly...More

Thank Hunter G
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The place seems little bit down and the workers lazy, but there you can understand many things over the SA history. The influence and life of Mahatma Gandhi there, he has lived there for 10 years. It is well documented and showed there all the...More

Thank Waldney C
Reviewed 9 December 2016

They are renewing this part of town and there are new market fair, bars, stores... worth the visit and take a look in what it is happening there.

Thank 408renatac
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Only thing worth seeing here is the Workhouse. Don't go on a Monday, much is closed. Maybe it's better than it was but....didn't feel too safe walking around. Museums quite a distance from mall area.

Thank Darci K
Reviewed 6 November 2016

There is a revival in Newtown and it's exciting to see. A great commercial development with hotel, restaurants and shops. Rather special shops with the centre showcasing South African designers. Lahduma is one of them. The Potato Shed is a great restaurant to see and...More

Thank Gilda18
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Newtown is an area definitely worth visiting. The SAB World of Beer is a world-class attraction, if you like beer you have to go there. Museum Africa is a nice museum (or will be, once it's finished, currently it looks like a weird mixture of...More

Thank trollreign
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Visited Newtown for a tour of the workers' museum. We had an excellent in-house tour guide, Sheila, who, one could see thoroughly enjoyed her role. Thankfully this compound has been preserved thus allowing us to witness exactly how workers lived long ago. Well worth a...More

Thank johnhart2016
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