Experience old and new, wealth and poverty, from different points whilst you hear the story of the largest Gold field in the world
Visit Mandela's new home in the plush suburb of Houghton, Munro Drive, and then go on to Rosebank and Sandton, the new business centre of Johannesburg
See Constitutional Hill - the site of Johannesburg's notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before democracy in 1994
Johannesburg is the mining camp that grew into Africa's dynamic and vibrant City of Gold. Johannesburg also known as Jozi, Jo'burg or eGoli, is the largest city in South Africa, and is the provincial capital of Gauteng. This city is the mining camp that grew into Africa's dynamic and vibrant city of Gold. Experience the old and new, the wealth and poverty from different points whilst you hear the story of the largest gold field in the world. See how a city transformed from all that was sordid into the financial capital of Africa. It has become our welcome centre to the world, a city of hopes and dreams, more importantly, home to us all.
One of the places of interest that you will be visiting on a typical tour are the old city with mining houses. This area is mostly composed of old "matchbox" houses, or four-room houses built by the government, that were built to provide cheap accommodation for black workers during apartheid. More places you will visit include Hillbrow, the inner city residential neighbourhood of Johannesburg, the Supreme Court, Braamfontein, Constitutional Hill, Rosebank and Sandton and a visit Mandela's new home in the plush Suburb of Houghton.