Irene is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring Johannesburg - Gauteng as some of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy reach. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Jan Smuts Museum and the iconic Rietvlei Nature Reserve. Two other worthy points of interest that are nearby Irene are Menlyn Park and the Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary.
You’ll find many unique cultural attractions in and around Irene. In particular, you should make sure you check out Transvaal Museum in Pretoria and the Correctional Services Museum. Experience established and up-and-coming artists performing live at the Brooklyn Theatre in Pretoria and the Breytenbach Theatre. Enjoy the wonderful artworks at the Pretoria Art Museum in Pretoria.
When it’s time escape the city, visit the nearby outdoor areas. Bring a picnic, take a few photos, or just soak up the sunshine at Freedom Park in Pretoria and Burgers Park.
To enjoy some retail therapy, explore Hatfield Plaza in Pretoria.
Come see popular sporting heroes, the Titans, battle their opponents at the iconic SuperSport Park, Centurion. On weekends the stadium becomes a sea of blue, as local cricket lovers gather to get behind their beloved team.
To make the most of Irene, consider booking your accommodation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Hotel 224, Pretoria, the Protea Hotel Midrand and the Protea Hotel Centurion are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.