Christmas Bells are Ringing in November by aihaozhe2


									Everyone knows that Christmas and the holiday season is a great time to explore the
shopping centers. Whether you're there to window shop, are looking for holiday
events and performances or a place to enjoy your Christmas dinner, you'll find all you
need in Sandton.

The recession has hit the country pretty hard, but this has not stopped the early
Christmas spending. Shopping centers in an around Johannesburg are rapidly filling
up on the weekends, where consumers are going on a hunt to find that special gift for
their loved ones, friends and family.

There is no better place to experience that warm fuzzy feeling than in the heart of
Sandton, a city filled with the boutiques and retail outlets that are to die for, and to top
it off with some of the best restaurants in South Africa. Sandton is a shoppers dream
and caters for everybody in the family and the best part about it is that it is so easily
accessible from any of the surrounding suburbs as well as just a short drive from OR
Tambo International airport.

There are 2 main attractions in Sandton, namely the Sandton City Shopping Centre
and the famous Nelson Mandela Square, these both host a number of excellent shops
and restaurants. The square itself boasts 93 exclusive shops and is filled with top class
restaurants which all have seating space outside, so that those who want to can soak
up the South African sun, whilst sipping on a refreshing glass of "vino". Just
remember to take a picture of yourself standing next to the incredible "Nelson
Mandela" statue, which seems to be drawing the attention of everybody even local
South Africans.

Enter the mall for an exciting shopping experience, you will not come away
disappointed, with over 300 leading retailers, this iconic destination is home to a
profusion of stylish and cosmopolitan experiences. This entertainment hub showcases
the best South Africa and the world has to offer, from local artworks to the latest
Louis Vuitton bags straight in from France.

Your shopping and entertainment experience does not end here; Sandton is also home
to the Sandton Convention Centre which is Southern Africa's international leading and
most prestigious, multi-purpose exhibition and convention centre. Upcoming events
in the month of November include The FNB Whisky Live Festival, which has been
called "The biggest and best consumer whisky festival in the world"

Sandton is clearly no slouch in the entertainment arena and will most definitely taunt
any shopaholic's taste buds.

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