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Hills and Dales Accommodation
Bed And Breakfast, Apartments, Backpacker, Guest Lodge, Self Catering, Pets By Arrangement in Lanseria, Johannesburg (Joburg)
Situated on 23 hectares of rolling countryside in the tourism supply zone for the World Heritage Site, The Cradle of...
Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
Backpacker, Self Catering in Soweto
Head out to the famous suburb Orlando West and get a unique experience. Get to know Soweto by walking the streets...
The Melville House
Guest Houses, Backpacker in Melville, Johannesburg (Joburg)
Melville House (MH) is your ideal base in the vibrant heart of gold in Africa – Johannesburg.
It is within an easy...
Backpacker, Guest Lodge, Self Catering, Pets By Arrangement in Hatfield, Pretoria (Tshwane)
Pumbas Backpackers is a comfortable hostel found in the suburb of Hatfield, Pretoria.
Pumbas in situated in the...
Dassie Paleis Bushveld Resort
Backpacker, Self Catering, Resorts in Brits
Dassie Paleis is a bushveld resort, filled with birds and beautiful indigenous flora set amoungst the hills.
2B Happy Backpackers Lodge
Cottages, Guest Houses, Backpacker, Self Catering in Johannesburg (Joburg)
Backpackers in Johannesburg
Stretch your comfort zone in comfort at 2BHappy Backpackers Lodge
2BHappy started in...
Backpacker in Hatfield, Pretoria (Tshwane)
Set in the bustling suburb of HATFIELD – PRETORIA EAST, this well-established family-owned & run business has been...
Backpacker, Self Catering in Benoni
MoAfrika literally means 'African People' in the language of the local Sotho populace, the original inhabitants of...
Rain Forest Boutique Camp
Bed And Breakfast, Backpacker in Breaunanda, Krugersdorp
Reacquaint yourself with nature at the secluded and beautiful Rain Forest Boutique Camp.
Cosy nooks and hidden...
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Hillbrow Tower Reviews
More info about Hillbrow Tower
Owned by the country’s largest telecommunications company, the Hillbrow Tower is South Africa’s – and Africa’s – tallest building. It’s staggering to think that the tower was constructed way back in 1971 and still holds this title. It can be seen from afar, a familiar beacon for anyone seeking directions through the streets of Johannesburg.
The Hillbrow Tower was built in a densely populated area and erected to a height of 269m to ensure it remained well above the average highrise building in order to send out microwave signals, a new technology at the time. The foundations went deep into the ground, to 40m to limit the building’s movement.
In 2005 the building was renamed the Telkom Johannesburg Tower but the name has failed to stick and South Africans continue to refer to it as the Hillbrow Tower.
In the early years, the tower was open to the public and the long ride in the lift... 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.