Just a two-hour drive from Johannesburg towers a giant castle, accessible through a path lined with a herd of elephant statues. This castle’s main fountain spouts water out of the horns of sable antelope, and the courtyard contains a life-sized replica of Shawu, who had some of the longest tusks of any elephant ever discovered in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.
This safari-themed castle in the South African bush is the Sun City Resort, a marvelous palace with a bizarre geopolitical history.
|Ditsong – Museums of South Africa en||2016||118.2km||site_izi|
|Liliesleaf Farm Museum||2019||123km||site_ao|
|Tswaing Meteorite Crater||2019||99km||site_ao|
|Montecasino Bird Gardens||2018||118.3km||site_ao|
|‘The Shadow Boxer’ at Chancellor House||2018||134.9km||site_ao|
|Johannesburg’s Brutalist Water Tower||2017||124.1km||site_ao|
|Africa’s Largest Shop of Used and Rare Bookstore||2017||135km||site_ao|
|The World’s Richest Deposit of Gold||2017||89.5km||site_ao|
|Rand Afrikaans University (today: University of Johannesburg, Kingsway Campus, Auckland Park)||129.4km||site_brutalism|
|Johannesburgh Civic Centre||1963||132.9km||site_brutalism|
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