Cheap Flights to Johannesburg
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is also the largest city in the world that’s not in proximity to a lake, river, or ocean. It is also one of the greenest cities in the world since the natural landscape is Savannah. There are countless things to see and do in Johannesburg so you can be sure that you won’t be bored at all during your trip. There are two major airports in Johannesburg (Lanseria and OR Tambo). Cars can be rented at both of these airports.
Johannesburg is also the economic epicenter of South Africa. Johannesburg began to grow as a city in 1886 when gold was discovered there. In one century, it became the only city in the world to be completely built in 100 years. Today, Johannesburg is a bustling metropolis with a lot to offer to both international and local visitors.
Johannesburg is home to a large selection of wildlife. The city has some of the best zoos and wildlife reserves in the country. Many of the reserves now also have hiking trails, allowing visitors to better enjoy their visit. One of the best nature reserves in Johannesburg is Lion Park, which is home to over 70 lions as well as many other animals such as cheetahs, zebras, hyenas, impalas, and antelopes.
For tourists, the must-see attraction in Johannesburg is the Gold Reef City amusement park, located just a few miles South of the Central Business District. The most popular rides in the park are the Anaconda, Jozi Express, Golden Loop, and Tower of Terror. There is also a museum in the amusement park where visitors can see actual gold being poured into barrels and solidifying.
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