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Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng


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Sandton is the prosperous residential, business and commercial district located  on the north of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It takes half an hour drive from Johannesburg Airport to Sandton.

Sandton can be considered as the vibrant commercial centre of South Africa. Sandton is one of the best world class shopping and entertainment centers in South Africa. It is also a hub for the businessmen, residents, shoppers and tourists that work, live, shop, travel and meet. Sandton is Africa’s richest square mile.

This cosmopolitan region is worthy of its international and luxury hotels & apartments, conference venues, shopping centers, recreational facilities such as nice restaurants, theatres and business centers. That properties make Sandton a popular business and leisure destination in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Its name comes from the combination of its two suburbs of Sandown and Bryanston.

Nelson Mandela Sqaure and Michelangelo Towers Mall are the two best shopping areas in Sandton.

Sandton Central and Sandton Convention Centre are the leading commercial landmarks of Sandton. Sandton Central, also known as "Golden Square Mile of Africa" is the the retail and financial powerhouse of South Africa and it is home to Johannesburg Stock Exchange as well as many banks & banking institutions. Sandton Convention Centre hosts variety of international events during the year in Johannesburg.

Attractions, Things to Do and See in Sandton

  • Nelson Mandela Square – From designer boutiques and world-class cuisine to local curios and cosy coffee shops, this piazza encapsulates a lifestyle that takes good taste to new levels. Take in a show at the Liberty Theatre on the Square, cast your eye across works of art in one of the galleries or simply sit back and enjoy a meal at one of many renowned restaurants.
  • The Old Mutual Theatre - It is a 200-seater theater located by the Nelson Mandela Square. The theatre hosts numerous shows and entertainments.
  • Day Trips and Excursions from Sandton – Popular day trips & excursion include Alexandra Township, Cullinan Diamond Mine, Cradle of Mankind, Gold Reef City, Lesedi Cultural Village, Pilansberg, Soweto, and Sun City. Visitors are able to find quality touring operators.
  • Side Trips - Popular side trip destinations include Kruger National Park, Cape Town and Durban.

Accommodation in Sandton - Hotels in Sandton

Finding lodging and hotels in Sandton is not difficult as there are always a number of cheap hotels and package holiday offers for Sandton available for any traveler. There are numerous hotels in Sandton to choose from for all budgets. You may check the below accommodation in Sandton, Johannesburg.

  Sandton Hotels
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