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Parktown North, Sandton

parktown north sandtonParktown North is a suburb of Sandton. It is one of the older residential areas of the Northern Suburbs, having been created as a residential area for the poorer relatives of the Randlords who had built their mansions on Parktown Ridge during the early days of the Rand gold rush (during the 1890s). It takes its name from being North of Parktown. The suburb has many old colonial-style houses, and manages to maintain a village atmosphere, despite being near to one of the busiest roads in the city, Jan Smuts Avenue.

The streets of Parktown North are lined with lush trees and you will find some of the finest restaurants in this conveniently situated town. Parktown is in the Johannesburg area and therefore has a moderate climate with warm summer months with most rainfall as thunderstorms and cool winter days with very cold winter evenings.

There is plenty to do when staying in Parktown North, the heart of the northern suburbs of Johannesburg. Nearby Rosebank is the home of numerous business and shopping centres and is the site of both the popular Rooftop Craft Market and the African Market. There are numerous restaurants to choose from in Parktown North, and the trendy villages of Parkhurst, Greenside, Melville and Norwood with their attractive high street culture, antique shops, enticing eateries and coffee shops are all just a few minutes away.

 


 

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