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George Harrison Park, Johannesburg

George Harrison Park - Johannesburg, South Africa
George Harrison Park
Main Reef Road, Johannesburg, South Africa 2008Map
+27 11 375 5555 (Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: CBD/Newtown
Overview

Johannesburg is recognized the world over as Egoli, the city of gold, and many monuments have been erected to celebrate this treasure. George Harrison Park is the historic site where the main gold reef was discovered by George Harrison and George Walker in 1886. There is a view site that overlooks a genuine mine shaft where the gold reefs can be clearly seen. A stamp battery has also been erected in the park. Parking and admission is free.

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George Harrison Park General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Nearest Train: Langlaagte
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