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    • South African Lipizzaners
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    • Nizamiye Masjid
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      Nizamiye Masjid, often called the Nizamiye Mosque, is a Gullenist mosque situated in the city of Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. It is often stated to be the biggest mosque in the Southern Hemisphere, occupying 10 hectares of land, but in reality it occupies less than two-thirds of a hectare. The plans for the mosque were originally designed in Turkey, but a South African architect adapted the design to South African building standards. Construction began in October 2009 and was completed i...
    • Liliesleaf Farm
      6.69 Km from The Baobab
      Liliesleaf Farm in northern Johannesburg, South Africa, was the farm used secretly by African National Congress activists in the 1960s and was the location where many prominent African National Congress leaders were arrested, leading to the Rivonia Trial. Nowadays Liliesleaf Farm is a Museum and world famous Heritage Site, attracting many visitors annually, and rated as a top "things to do in Johannesburg" site. In 1961, Lilliesleaf Farm in Rivonia was purchased by Arthur Goldreich and...
    • Montecasino
      7.97 Km from The Baobab
      Montecasino is a leisure and casino complex covering 26 hectares of land located at No.1 Montecasino Boulevard in Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It was designed by American company Creative Kingdom Inc. and built by South African architects Bentel Associates International at a cost of R1.6 billion. It first opened its doors on 30 November 2000 and it currently attracts over 9.3 million visitors annually. It is themed after Monte Cassino. It has been meticulously designed...
    • Wanderers Stadium
      15.93 Km from The Baobab
      The Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is a stadium situated just south of Sandton in Illovo, Johannesburg in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Test, One Day and First class cricket matches are played here. It is also the home ground for the Highveld Lions, formerly known as Gauteng (Transvaal). The stadium has a seating capacity of 34,000, and was built in 1956 to replace the Old Wanderers Stadium. It was completely overhauled following South Africa's readmission to international cricket in 1991. In 1996,...
    • YFM
      16.13 Km from The Baobab
      YFM (99.2 FM) is a "Youth" radio station in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established in 1997, the station is formatted to mostly play urban music genres such as Kwaito, Hip Hop, and R&B along with a minority of its airtime being dedicated to talk shows. As noted by the name, the station's core audience consists of young South Africans. 99.2 YFM is Gauteng’s leading youth radio station. YFM characterizes their core audience as "young South Africans who are imaginative, curious a...
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      16.16 Km from The Baobab
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    • Kelvin Power Station
      17.91 Km from The Baobab
      Kelvin Power Station is a coal-fired power station, located in Gauteng near OR Tambo International Airport. Kelvin is one of only a few power stations in South Africa not owned by Eskom. Until 2001 the power station was the property of the City of Johannesburg, but it has since been privatised, resold a number of times, and is currently owned by Investec and Nedbank Capital. Kelvin consist of two independent stations. The A station (shut down in 2012) has six 30MW generators and 11 chain grate b...
    • Brenthurst Gardens
      20.63 Km from The Baobab
      Brenthurst Gardens is a 45-acre (180,000 m2) private garden in Johannesburg, South Africa attached to Brenthurst Estate, the residence of the Oppenheimer family. ^ Jardine, Cassandra (2008-01-31). "Monty Don's big garden adventure". London: The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
    • Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital
      21.18 Km from The Baobab
      'The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (formerly Johannesburg General Hospital), nicknamed Joburg Gen is an accredited general hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It has 1,088 beds. The hospital’s professional and support staff exceeds 4000 people. It is also the main teaching hospital for the University of the Witwatersrand, faculty of Health Sciences. The institution provides the service base for undergraduate and post-graduate training in all area of healt...

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    • Robin Ave
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      Robin Ave, Midrand, Johannnesburg, 1685, South Africa
    • 76/1 Chattan Rd
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      76/1 Chattan Rd, Midrand, 1685, South Africa
    • 1 Napier Rd
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      1 Napier Rd, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, 2092, South Africa
    • O.R. Tambo International Airport
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      O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), 1 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1632, South Africa
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      Kingsway Ave, Brixton, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
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      Kingsway and University Rds, Auckland Park, South Africa
    • Johannesburg
      Sadly for Johannesburg, if there’s one thing that it’s known for internationally, it’s the quite incredible murder rate. Certain parts of the city see body bags appearing on an all-but hourly basis, though fortunately for travellers, a bit of knowledge and common sense can help avoid the problem areas and make the city a surprisingly enjoyable place to stay.

      Put aside the deaths (avoid the poorer neighbourhoods of the city), and you’ll quickly find the pleasant side to ‘JoBo’. Johannesburg has to be one of the greenest cities on earth. It’s invariably warm and sun-drenched, and there are a number of impressive sights to be seen. The Apartheid Museum gives you a look at the more turbulent side of Johannesburg’s history, while Nelson Mandela’s first ever house has been transformed into a poignant museum. For a more hands on glance at the impact of the country’s history, take in the intense Township’s on a tour, or visit the depths of one of the old-world gold mines, where the mining has long since finished but tourists can still travel deep into the access tunnels and imagine the conditions of old.

      Of course, this summer Johannesburg will have the eyes of the world, with soccer’s World Cup coming to town, and the infrastructure, accessibility and even policing (the city’s bought in New York’s former major Guliani to clean things up) are all likely to improve dramatically as a result. If done well, the developments will simply accentuate the positive: the array of fantastic arts and crafts stalls, or increased access to the incredible selection of national parks that sit around the periphery of the city. Rhinos, lions and cheetahs can all be found within a quick drive of the city, as can massive observatories and even abseiling trips.

      Kruger National Park is a must for any visitor to South Africa. The park is massive and at night it is the tourist that are locked up and the animals free to roam. During the day visitor may sit at the various water holes and watch the animals as they come to drink. This is a sight you will never forget.

      As much as many travelers might be wary of Johannesburg as a destination, then, it’s only getting safer, and has more to offer than you probably realize. If you’re coming down for the world cup, you’ll find South Africa in full on party mode, while post summer, the good vibes are sure to flow for some time.
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    • Library Gardens Westbound
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      Library Gardens Westbound, Loveday St, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107, South Africa
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      Johannesburg CBD Bus Stop, Loveday St, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107, South Africa
    • Louis Botha Dr & Havenga Ave
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      Louis Botha Dr & Havenga Ave, Florida Park, Roodepoort, 1709, South Africa

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    Graphic showing average weather in The Baobab in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 21.7 143 71.1 56.3
    Feb 21.3 106 70.3 41.7
    Mar 20.1 93 68.2 36.6
    Apr 17.1 48 62.8 18.9
    May 13.6 23 56.5 9.1
    Jun 10.5 7 50.9 2.8
    Jul 11 8 51.8 3.1
    Aug 13.7 8 56.7 3.1
    Sep 17.7 23 63.9 9.1
    Oct 19.7 70 67.5 27.6
    Nov 20.4 116 68.7 45.7
    Dec 21.3 120 70.3 47.2

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