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Prime season: Sep-April
Residents: 4,4 millions
Johannesburg has a warm climate all year round with an average temperature of 27 degrees celsius in summer and 20 degrees celsius in winter. As a result the rooftop bars in Johannesburg are open all year round.
Which are the best rooftops in Johannesburg? The roof terraces here offer breathtaking views of the skyline and the Johannesburg neighborhoods. At most of these great view spots, there's a pleasent atmosphere and nice feeling.
Johannesburg is South Africa's largest metropolitan area with about 4.4 million inhabitants. Here you also find Africa's largest and busiest airport, and it is also a gateway in terms of both train and road traffic. The city is situated on a plateau in eastern Africa, 1 753 meters above sea level. The city is fairly divided in terms of classes. Johannesburg is South Africa's main trade - and finance center.