Kempton Park

p>In 1903, Karl Wolff subdivided one section of his farm into residential stands and called the village Kempten, after the town in Bavaria where he was born. The English version of the name, Kempton Park, only came into use later. Kempton Park is strategically situated near the Johannesburg International Airport, at the centre of the industrial growth point of the Gauteng Province and very close to both Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Adventure And Sport

Hiking, Bird Watching: Swartspruit (Black Stream) Recreational Area is a popular venue for bird watchers and hikers.

Entertainment And Shopping

Caesar’s Casino: For top international events, entertainment, gambling and day- and night­time fun, Caesar’s is the place to be. Caesar’s is built on the site of the former World Trade Centre, where the CODESA talks were held.

Johan Erikson Diamond Centre: The Johan Erikson Diamond Centre is an international gold and diamond wholesaler and houses the Madiba Museum.

History And Architecture

Madiba (Nelson Mandela) Museum: The Madiba Museum in the Johan Erikson Diamond Centre pays tribute to Nelson Mandela and to the Struggle for social and political change in South Africa.

Ubunye Museum: The Ubunye Museum, located in the mall attached to Caesar’s Casino, tells the story of the talks held at the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) and how these negotiations brought about our Constitution and the democratic South Africa.

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