To get a sense of what makes Johannesburg - Gauteng tick, step out and discover nearby neighborhoods like Johannesburg, Westcliffe, and Downtown.
Parktown has a number of museums and theaters within easy reach that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out Museum Africa in Johannesburg and the South African Museum of Military History. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the popular performance venues such as the Market Theatre in Johannesburg and the Joburg Theatre. Head to the Johannesburg Art Gallery in Johannesburg, to get your fix of art.
If you are travelling with kids, you’ll make their day if you take them to the family attractions nearby. Stop by Johannesburg Zoo in Johannesburg, and learn about some of the stars of the animal kingdom.
If you're vacationing without children in tow, be sure to visit the SAB World of Beer in Johannesburg.
Sports fans who are into rugby union will love the atmosphere at Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, the home of local favorites the Golden Lions and the popular Lions. Relive the match’s highlights over a few drinks with local sports fanatics after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
When you’re ready to rest up after a busy day discovering the charms of Parktown, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Residence Boutique Hotel, the Protea Hotel Parktonian All-Suite, and the popular Sunnyside Park Hotel.