Johannesburg buzzes with electricity and passion; known affectionately as Jozi and the City of Gold, Johannesburg lives up to its reputation as being vibrant, fast-paced, and eclectic. A true African city of note, Jozi is South Africa’s hub for all things commercial and economic, boasting a fine array of excellent services and amenities. There are many mouth watering prospects to visit during your stay with the Johannesburg Royal Country Club, Apartheid Museum, Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Gold Reef City, and Freedom Park being amongst the pick of the bunch.
The suburb of Melville is one of Johannesburg’s prime real estate spots. Branded the cultural hub of the city, Melville is both chic and trendy with upscale shops and gourmet coffee houses that line its streets. The cuisine experience offered here is unbelievable with many gastronomic eateries featuring a wide and delicious assortment of culinary delights. One of the premier restaurants/cocktail bars in the area is Buzz 9, which has won awards declaring it one of the best in its field and boasts an industrial-styled décor and extensive cocktail selection.
The trendy turns to chic as you find your way to the bohemian-inspired 7th street, which features a range of bookshops, second hand antique stores, and tattoo parlours, the atmosphere being very relaxed and laidback. Melville has many interesting attractions in close proximity namely the exquisite Melville Koppies Nature Reserve, Constitutional Hill, the Apartheid Museum, and visitors also have easy access to both the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg.