Sunday, 7 May 2017

Johannesburg - A Magnificent Destination

Many people think that the magnificent city of Johannesburg is the capital of South Africa, while it is not so. It is one of the largest cities in the nation with a lot of economic activity and tourist attractions. The city is known for its turbulent past when the nation suffered because of racial discrimination. The apartheid regime existed as recently as 1992. The effects of this are still evident in the population of the city. Nonetheless, it is one of the most developed cities of the African continent, thanks to its natural resources. It also enjoys the status of being the greenest city in the region.  

The city is well connected with the rest of the world, as it is a business hub and also well known among vacationers. There are numerous cheap flights to Johannesburg from almost all of Europe, Australasia, and Americas. Some of the carriers have great deals and offer the best airline prices. Vacationers should remember that it is mandatory to get yellow fever vaccination if visiting this city.  

The climate in Johannesburg is good all year round. Summers are bearable, and winters are not too cold. It does not snow here. Thanks to this, the city enjoys a steady flow of tourists all year round. Some budget airlines are offering cheap tickets to Johannesburg, as it is a heavily advertised vacation destination. It is often recommended by tour operators, who offer good package deals, with cheap airfares, hotel accommodation, food, and sightseeing with trained guides and visits to game reserves, especially the Kruger National Park. Group tours are a common sight here. There also are some local airlines offering cheap flights to Johannesburg from various cities in Africa.

The Central Business District is worth exploring attractions in the city. It stands evidence to the modern developments of the city, with well-planned roads and buildings. There are some stores and cafes around this area. Top of Africa offers some panoramic views of the city skyline. There are some art galleries and museums to explore. The first house of Nelson Mandela in the city has been converted into a Museum and is a popular attraction.

Another destination that is worth visiting an exploring is Moscow. A lot of cheap flights to Moscow is readily available.

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