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JoburgPlaces

110 Fox Street | Marshalltown, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Fascinating glimpse of emerging Johannesburg

Our Guide, Charlie Moyo, took us on a tour of the Fashion District. We started at the Joziburg Lane... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Myrna G
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Boston, Massachusetts, Usa
Charlie Moyo - Gem of Jozi

We did a Central Jozi walking tour starting at Hangout Jozi (a repurposed old Rolls Royce... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Waggy1610
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110 Fox Street | Marshalltown, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Our Guide, Charlie Moyo, took us on a tour of the Fashion District. We started at the Joziburg Lane complex, a budding shopping/living/eating/co-working center in an old Rolls Royce showroom, and wound our way past old and new buildings. We walked past many tempting stores...More

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JoburgPlaces, Owner at JoburgPlaces, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for the lovely comments! Glad you enjoyed the day with Charlie.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We did a Central Jozi walking tour starting at Hangout Jozi (a repurposed old Rolls Royce distribution and storage centre, now a residential and retail building). Charlie is so intuitively friendly and knowledgeable that walking the streets with him is like hanging with a buddy...More

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JoburgPlaces, Owner at JoburgPlaces, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour with Charlie. We will show it to him as soon as he returns from this afternoon's tour. Hope to be hosting you soon again! Regards, Gerald.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I went on the Rooftop Pubs and Bars tour and simply had the best time ever! Gerald's knowledge about the city and the history of Johannesburg is fascinating. Loved the variety of places we saw. Highly recommended!

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JoburgPlaces, Owner at JoburgPlaces, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely comments! Hope to see you on tour again.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A perfect way to discover the city, meet people, take pictures and ask everything that you want to ask. Definitely recommended! All guides are really nice, whether you have Gerald, Charlie or Lunga!

Thank DutchLaura2015
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JoburgPlaces, Owner at JoburgPlaces, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for coming on tour with JoburgPlaces and doing two tours, one with Charlie and one with Lunga. It was great to meet you too. Regards, Gerald.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We changed our schedule after reading about this tour and added an extra 1/2 day in Jo'Burg in order to do it. So our expectations were high. If was on a day where normal tours aren't scheduled so Lunga gave us the tour. Marshalltown is...More

Thank Clare10708
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We did the pubs bars and rooftops tour which was really fantastic, Gerald's stories about our city, history and politics were well researched and gave a balanced view of the city. The bars and pubs were fantastic and some hidden gems which I would highly...More

Thank Jean V
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A diverse group of visitors, locals and international, joined us on a walking tour through Marshalltown on a warm winters day. We met on One Eloff, where Gerald met us and introduced us to Lunga Zondi, our guide. We took an informative, interesting and uplifting...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Found out about this tour company on TripAdvisor and signed up for the Marshalltown tour. Gerald as a great guide who loves to describe the various phases of Joburg's development. We learned of the history, architecture, culture, and politics which have lead to the city...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We knew very little about Johannesburg before this tour but were a little nervous as we had heard about the potential for street crime. However we found that this was a complete misconception as the latest incarnation of Johannesburg is vibrant, interesting, attractive and, above...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Gerald unlocks the many interesting place of JoBurg and the history behind it. Most enjoyable day out. Even when you think you knnow JobUrg go and experience your own city ! Well worth it.

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Caz W
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Response from JoburgPlaces | Property representative |
Hi, Our phone number is 082 894 5216 but best is to send a text or whatsapp message as we are often unable to answer. See details on our website. Received your email this morning and have responded. Regards, Gerald.
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carrolle d
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Lunch was delicious. During the briefing we were given menus to choose our meals. When we arrived back after the walking tour our lunches were waiting - fresh and delicious.
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