Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

How to Find Famous Tourist Destinations in South Africa

By Anjelinaclarke Subscribe to RSS | January 23rd 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



The economic capital of South Africa is also called Jozi, Jo'burg or Egoli. Being the most populated city of the country is consists of a large metropolitan area. As the Constitutional Court is situated here, the city also holds significance in the judiciary of the country. It is also a major center for trade and commerce as it is the hub of large-scale gold and diamond business. Consisting of an international airport, it also acts as a transit point to other cities of South Africa. The services of international Flights to Johannesburg and domestic flights are available here.

Apart from the above mentioned significances Johannesburg also has rich historical heritage that is worth exploring. The Gold Reef City, The Soweto, The Museum Africa, the Apartheid Museum, The South African National Museum of Military History, The Fort at Constitution Hill, Constitutional Court, Gandhi Square, Nelson Mandela Square are the destinations where the travelers of cheap flights to johannesburg can experience history belonging to different eras.

The Soweto short form for "South-Western Townships" is an old colony and is inhabited by the native African workers of the gold mining industry. During the apartheid regime the settlement was separated from the main city but later with the establishment of democracy it became a part of the city. Also called the ‘Lenasia’ the colony is at present is populated with many people of Indian origin. The Gold Reef City also depicts the gold mining industry. It is a virtual city built on an old gold mine and portrays the look of the city during the gold rush period of late 19th century. The tourists of Johannesburg flights can explore this golden heritage of the city.

The museums and are galleries dotting the Johannesburg territory have very well preserved the heritage of the city. The Museum Africa, the Apartheid Museum, The South African National War Museum, The Johannesburg Art Gallery display exhibits belonging to different eras such as apartheid, Second World War and as well as history and material culture of the city. Also collections pertaining to different centuries and styles such as Dutch, British, European, South African, contemporary, local and international are displayed here. The customers of direct flights to Johannesburg thus get to see some of the worlds’ rarest artifacts.

The Constitution Hill also has great historical significance as it is home to an old fort and the Constitutional Court. It was used as a prison until 1983 where leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela also held captive. The court premise is also home to more than 200 contemporary artworks of renowned artists such as Gerard Sekoto, William Kentridge, and Cecil Skotnes. The Johannesburg travel tips also provide information about significant landmarks such as The Gandhi Square and The Nelson Mandela Square where people come to pay their homage to these social reformers.

Anjelinaclarke - About Author:
Angelina is a specialist content writer at flights to johannesburg for business development. If you want to know about johannesburg flights then you must visit flightstojohannesburg.me.uk or call 0203 142 5160 for book your direct johannesburg flights.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/travel-tips-articles/how-to-find-famous-tourist-destinations-in-south-africa.htm

Related Travel Tips Articles Subscribe to RSS

Find and Book Kathmandu flights and try trekking in Nepal
Published by Deepak Nangla on March 29th 2012 | Travel Tips
Nepal as a destination serves all and sundry. Be it a lovely couple or a family, teens or elderly, y...
 
Choose from among the most suitable cheap mumbai to delhi flights as offered by various Airlines
Published by Athar Khan on December 23rd 2011 | Travel Tips
Planning a journey through the air traveling? Find the most appropriate option of cheap mumbai to de...
 
Tips to Compare Cheap flights to Zurich, Milan, Venice and Brussels with Ease
Published by Jacob Davis Davis on August 21st 2012 | Travel
Looking for cheap flights to Zurich or Milan or Venice or Brussels? If yes, then you are at the righ...
 
Find luxurious mumbai to new delhi flights at affordable rates offered by Air India, IndiGo etc.
Published by Athar Khan on December 12th 2011 | Travel Tips
There are a number of flights available for people willing to know about the most suitable means of ...
 
Book you flights to the Golfing event of the year with Flights4dubai.
Published by Panther55 on February 17th 2012 | Travel
This article provides details about the Omega Dubai Golf Tournament that has been attracting tourist...
 
Choose from among a number of mumbai new delhi flights being offered from reputed Airlines
Published by Athar Khan on December 16th 2011 | Travel Tips
People have been opting for traveling through air traveling options. There are a large number of air...
 
When Finding Cheap flights to the United States- Few Tips to Consider
Published by Amit Airtkt on March 30th 2012 | Travel
United States is one of the preferred vacation destinations in the world. Some of the major cities o...
 
Hyderabad to Bangalore flights
Published by Nila Mukar on July 17th 2012 | Travel Tips
If you are in Hyderabad and want to fly to Bangalore then just don’t worry because there are vario...
 
Choose most suitable flights from mumbai to delhi being offered by Airlines like Air India, Indigo etc.
Published by Seoshabd on November 25th 2011 | Travel
Traveling by flights has many advantages. You can ensure a journey within stipulated time period. Yo...
 
Different sources to find airfare cheap flights
Published by AngeloEverton on March 13th 2012 | Travel
If you know where to find cheap flights, you are going to save a significant amount of money on your...
 
Find affordable mumbai new delhi flights being offered by low-cost airlines like public Air India
Published by Athar Khan on December 14th 2011 | Travel Tips
With people willing to know about the appropirate opitons for their journey one has many options to ...
 
Mumbai flights: Fly away to the colorful Mumbai
Published by Pradeep Kumar on July 24th 2012 | Travel Tips
Mumbai is one of the most charming cities in India. This article has been penned to throw light on t...
 
Choose from among cheap mumbai to delhi flights being offered by various airlines
Published by Athar Khan on December 26th 2011 | Travel Tips
Traveling by flights has its own charm. With people willing to choose the best options from among th...
 
Cheap flights via booing websites
Published by Billy Johan on February 21st 2012 | Travel
It is very much easy to take advantage of cheap flights offered by various airlines, these days. The...
 
Choose from among the cheap mumbai to delhi flights available at attractive fares online
Published by Seoshabd on January 19th 2012 | Travel Tips
Mumbai to Delhi flights are being offered from people who just wish to know about the available flig...
 
Cheap flights to Lagos Portharcourt Abuja with Arik Air London
Published by Shafiq on January 2nd 2012 | Travel
Book your Flights from London to All over Nigeria with special fares. Get guaranteed discount on all...
 
Enjoy Extreme Adventures in Exotic Destinations - Bargain flights to Manila
Published by Mushtaq Ahmed on December 16th 2011 | Travel
By booking a bargain flight to Manila, you can guarantee yourself a treat to enjoy some of the extre...
 
Find flights to Colombo from London and Immerse in Its Highlights
Published by Bewan Smith on May 12th 2012 | Travel
Colombo is one of the most travelled cities known the world over. You can feel the customs and colou...
 
Choose from among most appropriate flights from mumbai to delhi available from cheap airlines
Published by Athar Khan on December 20th 2011 | Travel Tips
Traveling through flights is the best option in case you wish to avail cheap mumbai to delhi flights...
 
Convenient flights to India
Published by Edna Purviance on December 6th 2011 | Travel
India is a country with whole lot of new feat and adventure to offer. Family vacation in India offer...