The Area

Sandton is known as “Africa’s richest square mile” and is a cosmopolitan melting pot of global trades, cultures and trends. Home to approximately 300 000 residents and 10 000 businesses, and offering everything from finance to fashion, Sandton is the commercial, business and entertainment hub of South Africa.

Sandton City Shopping Centre is just one of a number of notable landmarks in Sandton:

  • Nelson Mandela Square 
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) 
  • Sandton Convention Centre 
  • Sandton Library 
  • Top international hotels 
  • The Sandton Gautrain station 


Formerly known as Sandton Square, Nelson Mandela Square is linked to Sandton City and is one of the most fashionable destinations in Johannesburg, offering 93 exclusive shops and boutiques, as well as fine dining experiences and sidewalk cafes. 


Nelson Mandela Square, adjoined to Sandton City, celebrates African hospitality and international style. Home to some of South Africa’s finest restaurants, exclusive culture and designer labels and a European styled piazza, Nelson Mandela Square offers chic sophistication, culture and glamour all under the African sun