Johannesburg Sights

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam

  • Thomas Bowler Rd., at Beyers Naude Map It
  • Roosevelt Park
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Jhb Botanical Gardens, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Published 03/07/2016

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.

Sight Information

Address:

Thomas Bowler Rd., at Beyers Naude, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2195, South Africa

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Phone:

011-782–0517

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily sunrise–sunset

Published 03/07/2016

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