Newtown, Johannesburg

Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
Once a neighborhood that housed brick factory workers, today Newtown acts as a cultural hub of the city. Observe the street art and graffiti, explore the local live and underground music scene, and trace the turbulent history of the quarter through its preserved historic buildings. The area and community, now tolerant and inclusive, offer an insight into the sprawling cultural scene of Johannesburg. Put Newtown at the forefront of your travel plans using our Johannesburg route builder site.
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  • The area has been so upgraded and looks impressive. It was late afternoon when I was there and was warned about safety, especially being solo and looking like a tourist. Maybe need to go back with a.....  more »
  • Took a quick tour of the area. Looked nice! Loved seeing the art in the area. The tour guide we had told us how this was the area he loved to hang out in :-D Also gave us some history of NewTown and....  more »

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