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Discover Johannesburg with First Car Rental

December 2017- Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. It is the provincial capital and largest city in Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa.

Discover Johannesburg

While Johannesburg is not one of South Africa's three capital cities, it is the seat of the Constitutional Court.

Johannesburg began as a 19th-century gold-mining settlement. Its sprawling Soweto township was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.

Mandela's former residence is now the Mandela House museum. Other Soweto museums that recount the struggle to end segregation include the sombre Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill, a former prison complex.

Here are 8 short travel videos to help you discover and make the most of Joburg:

   
First Car Rental is a proudly South African car rental company with 51 car rental branches located nationwide. Johannesburg offers visitors everything from museums to surprising markets and activities to keep you busy for days.
   
Soweto, the most widely-known township in the world, is a melting pot of heritage sites, restaurants, clubs and culture. Maboneng, a hub of culture, business and lifestyle, is one of the most successful urban renewal projects in the world.
   
Magaliesberg is a hidden treasure, a beautiful region of mountains, valleys, rivers, and adventure. Open every Saturday, the bustling Neighbourgoods Market is a source of farm-fresh foods and specialty goods.
   
Joburg is home to some of Africa's tallest structures, Victorian architecture, and a variety of public art by renowned artists. Jozi malls are an integrated mix of a cosmopolitan lifestyle, trendy outlets, high end fashion and global brands.

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