Gauteng Backpacker Accommodation
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Hillbrow Tower, Bensusan Photographic Museum, SAB World of Beer, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Apartheid Museum, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA
One day visits swimming pools day.
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South Africa has nine state provinces, Gauteng is the smallest and wealthiest.
Gauteng is an extensive modern urban metropolis, the economic and commercial powerhouse of South Africa. The two main cities are Johannesburg, the capital of Gauteng, and Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa.
The huge modern megacity of Gauteng combines the suburbs of Johannesburg, the MidRand, Pretoria, the Reef towns of the East and West Rand, Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging, and is now one of the world’s great urban destinations.
Gold was discovered on the highveld land of an Afrikaans farmer in 1886. The gold rush followed and thousands of people made their way to the Transvaal. A shanty town was built that was the beginning of Johannesburg. South Africa became the biggest producer of gold in the world.
Johannesburg is the only city not built on a river or waterway, but on an underground seam of gold instead. Smaller mining towns sprang up around... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.