Johannesburg, South Africa

About Johannesburg

Explore Johannesburg, known for its rich history and vibrant urban energy. Dive into the past at the Apartheid Museum and trace the steps of Nelson Mandela. This city is a melting pot of cultures, offering bustling markets, eclectic cuisine, and a thriving arts scene. Johannesburg is not just a gateway to safari adventures—it's a dynamic metropolis with soul and resilience.

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Johannesburg highlights

Average temperature in June

18 °C / 64 °F

High season months

November, December, January, February, March

Local currency

South African rand (ZAR)

Local language

isiZulu, isiXhosa, Arfikaans, English, Sepedi, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, siSwati, Tshivenda, isiNdebele

Closest Airports

  • OR Tambo International Airport (ZA) - 20.9 km (13.0 mi)

Fun fact

Johannesburg is the world's largest city not built by a coastline or river.

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