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Address: Main Street near Krus Street | top of the 50-story Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Phone Number:
331-6608
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USD 117.20*
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Johannesburg City Tour Combined with Maboneng
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USD 75.23*
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Soweto and Johannesburg Guided Day Tour

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See Joburg from up high

We enjoyed learning about the city from this vantage point too. The layout and contours of the streets are reminiscent of older NE American cities. The 360 degree view puts the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed learning about the city from this vantage point too. The layout and contours of the streets are reminiscent of older NE American cities. The 360 degree view puts the communities of the metro area into perspective. On a clear day it seems you can determine the city's growth patterns and potential.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views of the City from from 50th Floor. 360 degree view of Johannesburg City, there is on display some history of the City, Not a bad way to spend R15

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always good to know your city, especially if you are viewing it from way above street level. Our grandchildren were amazed that they could travel 50 floors in a lift.

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Izmir, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the top of the tallest building in Africa. You can have view of Johennesbug city behind the dusty windows. It may be better during the night but surroundings will be much risky. Roof floor is like deserted. If you do not go you won' miss a lot...

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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tallest building on the African continent as of the time of this review, delivers amazing views of Joburg! Comparable to other observation decks like the one in Auckland, NZ - and Tokyo Tower in Tokyo. One critique is that the windows are a bit dirty (On the inside from people pressing on the glass). They might consider getting someone... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've been to the top of the highest building in any city, this is no different. Its in an area where you have to watch your belongings and be careful of your surroundings when visiting. We were with a tour guide for the day that we booked so it wasn't too bad.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here on a beautiful clear day. The view was fabulous and you could see for miles. We set up several time-lapse cameras and got some amazing shots. Definitely add this to you list of things to do.

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Thank The_Homesick_Nomad
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

amazing view up there and very affordable too. it could be even better if they had restaurants on top there too. I would have liked to have stayed longer

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Usually it's a clear day in Johannesburg, and it was as well when we visited the Carlton building. There is only one elevator, but it brings you to the top in seconds! We enjoyed the all around great views.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The Carlton Centre opened in 1973 and was made up of four buildings, The 50 floor office block (223m) still holds the record of the tallest building in Africa, the 30 floor Carlton Hotel has been closed since 1998 (due to the decay of the CBD) There used to be a large ice rink on top of the parkade across... More 

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