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Johannesburg Zoo, Sandton City, Hillbrow Tower, Bensusan Photographic Museum, SAB World of Beer, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Nelson Mandela Square, Satyagraha House, Moyo Restaurants, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Brenthurst Gardens, Rand Easter Show, Radium Beer Hall, Apartheid Museum, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA
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It’s the happening place in Johannesburg, where an arts, culture and heritage collective has been brought together in a public space for the appreciation of the general public. The Newtown Cultural Precinct was created in a rundown area that is attracting the crowds, with 4 art galleries alone, museums, theatres, boutique shops, jazz and other music clubs and a host of café’s and buzzing restaurants. Eclectic artwork from renowned artists and fresh new talent can be found here while cutting edge, archetypal African designs that are muscling their way onto the international fashion scene, are available for purchase in Newtown.
Public art is scattered throughout the entire area that include a series of over 500 carved heads and a stunning bronze likeness of Brenda Fassie, one of South Africa’s past colourful musical characters.
The name Newtown was given to the area in 1904 after a slum district was cleared to make way for a new industrial... Show more