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Main Street near Krus Street | top of the 50-story Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Main Street near Krus Street | top of the 50-story Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Friday where there were no shops open and the sad thing was the way to the TOA is really sketchy, maybe because of the lights since they were so dim. I forgot the price for adults but it was really cheap so...More

Thank Trina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as part of a half day Joburg tour. The views at the top are very nice; however, the 50th floor itself looks abandoned. All of the shops that were at the top are closed permanently and the ceiling plaster has fallen in...More

Thank AlyE0608
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went up the top of Carlton Centre as part of the Red bus tour. A guide from the bus company accompanies groups to the top and then back to the bus stop. So it is safe to do. The last time we went to...More

Thank Tos69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view you get from the top of this building, the tallest in the inner city of Johannesburg, is a 360 degree view and gives a fantastic perspective to grasp the size of the city. It's a very good start to any inner-city tour to...More

Thank nathalieboucry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location will enable you to see the city as a whole and learn about the history as well. Our guide was able to demonstrate how the city was used to enact and enable apartheid. The historical photos and displays are interesting and educational

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Worth the visit to the Carlton Centre - you can see into forever from there and the trip is not all that expensive either

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great view of JHB and really cheap to visit; 15R/approx. £1). Would be quite hard to find but if you are on the Ho/Ho bus the guide will show you the way and also wait for you and take you back to the bus stop....More

Thank surreyfull
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I hadn't been here in about 20 years so it was fun to take my British friend up it. I'd recommend you go with someone who knows Joburg or a tour guide, so they can point out what you can see in each direction. I...More

1  Thank JaxMeg85
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A great viewpoint to see the inner city and surrounding streets below, although the general amenity of the space need to be improved on.

1  Thank TobieU
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been there on April 2017. The view is very nice because you have a 360 vision of all around. Not too well maintained

1  Thank Flo19-9-74
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What materials were used to build carlton center
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Response from Alf K | Reviewed this property |
Materials - glass - steel - granite - concrete