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Main Street near Krus Street | top of the 50-story Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
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The ‘Top of Africa’ sounds inviting and is well advertised on the Gauteng municipality’s tourist information website. Certainly, the claim of being the tallest building on the continent would make it seem an obvious stop off. So, beware: Pros: 1. The view is indeed good
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You are riding an elevator to see a good view of Johannesburg. The viewing area is quite run down and there aren't any staff to point out interesting buildings are give any history of the city.
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Experience the feeling of a View from the tallest skyscraper in Africa in the Very city centre of Jo'burg Downtown 'Top Of Africa' the beauty and the History is a combination that one can not explain but indulge in
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You go to Carlton Center and take the elevator until the 50th floor to have a look on the city. What most impressed me was that I couldn’t see a river. So it was very dry. And poor. Not beautiful but you may have an idea about how is Johannesburg.
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My family of 4 did this attraction with our own private tour guide. Situated at the top on the 50th floor of the Carlton Center, one needs to take an elevator to get to the top of the tallest building in the entire African continent. The 360 degrees viewing of Johannesburg and
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