Modderfontein Road, which connects the neighbourhood with the Modderfontein golf club, is the nearest landmark to Rembrandt Park, which is located on the N3’s curve between the Buccleuch interchange and Bedfordview. Rembrandt Park is located in the centre of Johannesburg’s south-eastern suburbs, close to Boksburg, Sandringham, Lyndhurst, and Corlett Gardens. Despite being south of the city of gold, Rembrandt Park is very accessible, which contributes to its popularity. It is just ten kilometres from Sandton, the centre of business, and close enough to Johannesburg International Airport to be a well-liked place to stay overnight. Additionally, the neighbourhood is conveniently adjacent to Alex (Alexandra), which, although less well-known than Soweto, nonetheless has a variety of attractions, if you are only in the city for a brief time.
The Alexandra Renewal Project was recently honoured by the UN with a Scroll of Honour in recognition of its work constructing homes and modernizing township infrastructure. The colossal suburb, which is home to about 470 000 people, has a rich history. Attractions in the area include the Pan Africa Shopping Mall, a taxi rank, King’s Cinema, Nelson Mandela Yard, where he resided while working as a lawyer in the 1940s, and a Roman Catholic church nearby a number of bustling shops and pubs.
Rembrandt Park, like the majority of the surrounding suburbs, is a typical jumble of unimaginative architecture dominated largely by townhouse complex living, yet it is leafy with somewhat sizable estates and lovely vistas back across Johannesburg. Visit Sandton or the towns of Orange Grove, Bramley, or Greenside for a hopping nightlife.