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Ana Santa’s places of interest in Turffontein

1 James Hall Museum of Transport 
Located in Joburg, it is  the largest transport museum in Africa. It is a museum to preserve and promote the history of 400 years of transport, top left. Pioneers’ Park, Rosettenville Road, La Rochelle 011 435 9718

2 Turffontein Race Course 
For a fun day out enjoying sport and great food. Turffontein Race Course is a race track for thoroughbred horse racing. It was founded in 1887 by the Johannesburg Turf Club. The facility has both an inner and outer grass track. 14 Turf Club Street 011 681 1500

3 Restaurante Parreirinha 
Friendly eatery serving Portuguese cuisine and seafood, specialising in prawn and peri peri dishes

You have your international churches springing up from nowhere as well. In almost every street there’s a place of worship. People from all over Africa and from diverse cultures characterise Turffontein and the surrounding suburbs. – Resident Ana Santa Picture: Karen Sandison/ANA

. 9 6th Street, La Rochelle 011 435 3809

4 Wemmer Pan 
A large dam and ­recreational area which hosts rowing competitions. Wemmerpan Road

5 Cantinho da Avo restaurant and coffee shop 

Santa’s choice for great food in the area. 51 Leonard Street, Turffontein 011 683 4666

Picture: Karen Sandison/ANA

6 Uniao Cultural Recreativa Desportiva Portuguesa 

This landmark plays host to cultural and ­sporting events. 105 Donnelly Street, Turffontein 011 434 1897 

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