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Johannesburg Sights

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam

  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

The large and beautiful botanical gardens here are five minutes from Greenside. This gigantic parkland, dotted with trees, statues, fountains, and ponds, is a wonderful haven. You can relax on benches beneath weeping willows surrounding the dam and lake, where canoeists and windsurfers brave the water, or wander across to the 24-acre rose and herb gardens. The gardens' flowers include an alpine collection and a cycad collection. On weekends bridal parties use the gardens

as a backdrop for photographs.

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Sight Information

Address:

Thomas Bowler St., Johannesburg, 2195, South Africa

Phone:

011-782–7064

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily sunrise–sunset

Updated 12/31/1969

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