Maboneng is the most recent part of Johannesburg and Jeppestown the oldest ...on this tour we explore the many decades that formed the city of Johannesburg. Starts at 10am Saturday 22nd February 2020 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel corner Albrecht & Commissioner. This tour is great for taking photos and learning about history. Click here for more information and to book.

We will cover lots of interesting sites including :

  • various contemporary sculptures in Maboneng 
  • street art and recent graffiti 
  • mosaics at Maboneng Precinct by artist Hanelie Coetzee
  • the Cosmopolitan Hotel 1899 
  • the Jooste & Bryants Building ( Victorian )
  • the Jozi Mall - Somali shops  
  • old Jewish shops & homes
  • the scene of 2008 xenophobic attacks
  • the Anglican Church - Joburg's oldest building 1888
  • locations used in the movie : Long Walk to Freedom
  • traditional herbalist shops
  • the oldest Lithuanian Shul in JHB : 1903 -1926
  • scene of the Jeppestown massacre ; 2006
  • the Jeppestown synagogue : 1926 - 2002
  • the Salisbury building :1903
  • the School of Practical Philosophy
  • the Mentis Building ( Art Nouveau )

We return to the Maboneng Precinct for lunch at any of the many restaurants in the Maboneng Precinct (lunch is at your own expense)

Cost : R250 -00 per person
Banking Details:
Ancient Secrets
Nedbank Killarney 191605
Acc # 1916044743
EFT reference : Surname/Jeppestown
Please note : no refunds or credits

Events Exhibitions Tours
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 12:16

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