Backpacker Accommodation Near Nelson Mandela Square
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Johannesburg Zoo, Montecasino, Sandton City, Hillbrow Tower, Bensusan Photographic Museum, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Liliesleaf Farm, SAB World of Beer, Satyagraha House, Moyo Restaurants, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Constitution Hill, Brenthurst Gardens, Radium Beer Hall, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA
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Dominated by a 6m-high bronze statue of the great man himself, Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton is a trendy lifestyle centre filled with eateries to cater for the financial and corporate lunchtime crowd by day, and luxury stores, art galleries and fine dining facilities for the affluent Sandton residents at night.
Nelson Mandela Square consists of 93 stores offering top designer labels, exceptional art and jewellery, and book stores. Adjoining the square is a 5-star luxury hotel.
Glass-ceilinged restaurants and open air café’s surround the square, all facing the bronze likeness of Mandela that took the artists almost two years to complete and weighs in at an enormous 2.5 tons. The statue is a favourite selfie background for first time visitors to the square.
Fridays are classical concerts day at the Theatre on the Square, held during lunch hours. The venue has won many theatre awards and in the evenings offers a mixture of plays... 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.