Bruma, which is a suburb in Johannesburg lies along the Albertina Sisulu Road. Morninghill, Bedford Park, South Kensington and Cyrildene are all neighbouring areas. The Harvey Municipal Nature Reserve takes up the northern section of Bruma and extends outside of the suburb into Linksfield Ridge.
The suburb is a residential area that also has business and commercial enterprises, especially along the Ernst Oppenheimer Avenue. Properties for sale include some reasonably priced houses, townhouses, apartments and commercial properties. Along this road you will also find the Engineering Council of South Africa, the Consulate General of Portugal and the BLS International Foreign Consulate.
The suburb is also well-known for its small lake, which is fed by the Jukskei River that flows through the area. Located by the lake is a Chinese Mall, the Bruma Oriental Plaza, where the old Bruma Market used to be. Today the vendors from the old market line up along the Ernest Oppenheimer road to sell their range of crafts. There is said to be over 50 traders along the road, who still attract many tourists to the area.
The Eastgate Mall is nearby for those who wish to do a bit of shopping, the mall is considered to be one of the larger centres in the region. Schools can be found in the surrounding areas including the King David’s Linksfiled School, the Cyrildene Primary School and the Reddam House School in Bedfordview. The Havens Rest Church can be found within Bruma, along David Draper Road. There are also a few accommodation options, such as the Garden Court Eastgate Hotel.
Nearby Johannesburg Suburbs:
Abbotsford, Alexandra, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Bramley, Bryanston, Cheltondale, Cyrildene, Edenburg, Elton Hill, Epsom Downs, Fairwood, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenhazel, Greenstone Hill, Gresswold, Highlands North, Houghton Estate, Illovo, Inanda, Kew, Khyber Rock, Killarney, Lone Hill, Magaliessig, Marlboro, Melrose, Morningside, Norscot, Norwood, Oaklands, Orange Grove, Petervale, River Club, Rivonia, Ruiterhof, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandton, Solridge, Sophiatown, Strydompark, Vrededorp, Waterval Estate, Westbury, Westcliff