4 places to visit in Johannesburg
When you choose to study English in Johannesburg you create the chance to have unforgettable experiences only possible in South Africa. Get to know some of the ‘must-visit’ spots in Johannesburg during your study time abroad.
Kruger National Park
This is one of the most important parks in the whole of Africa. Mountains, lowlands and tropical forests create an unforgettable landscape. You can experience a huge variety of wild animals on safari. Imagine coming face-to-face with wild lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, buffalos, birds, vultures, eagles and storks.
Sun City is located just over 180 km away from Johannesburg and it’s the ideal place to spend a day. There are various attractions like restaurants, hot-air balloon rides, swimming pools with wave machines, casinos and even a safari. Sun City also boasts one of the only 6-star hotels in the world.
Soweto (2 hours away) is a township abbreviation for South Western Townships where you can experience this aspect of South African culture close up. Nelson Mandela’s house is located here, which is open for visits, along with the museum Hector Pieterson, named after the boy killed in the historical conflicts in the region.
Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa and it is located 60km away from Johannesburg. Founded in 1855 the city has a European influence with Victorian architecture and avenues with jacarandas trees which give the city a real beauty. Considered slightly ‘calmer’ than Johannesburg the city has really nice tourist attractions.
One of the best language schools in Johannesburg is English Access Gauteng (EAG), where you can meet students from all over the world and choose from various English and foreign language courses.
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