This is the historic heart of the freedom struggle that took place in South Africa. Soweto (or 'SOuth WEst ... More
This is the historic heart of the freedom struggle that took place in South Africa. Soweto (or 'SOuth WEst TOwnships') is replete with schools, squares, cemeteries and other memorials that carry now-famous names. Both ex-President Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have homes here. It is recommended that visits to Soweto are undertaken via a reputable firm, for reasons of security. Tour operators offer a variety of packages, most including the Soweto Shebeen (local drinking houses) Route, which allows one a genuine taste of the warm hospitality that fills life in the township. Never dull, this township offers the wonderful experience of seeing how past incidents have impacted on the lives of residents today.
View the landscape of Johannesburg from the 50th floor of the tallest building in Africa. This is an ideal orientation
experience for visitors, contrasting the old and the new parts of this metropolis. Originally a mining town, "Jo'burg" is ...
Built around the No. 14 shaft of Crown Mines, this city is an authentic reproduction of Johannesburg at the beginning
of the 1900s. There are fully furnished miner's houses with original furniture and fittings, including pressed ceilings. The museum ...
Located at the Newtown Cultural Precinct, Museum Africa carries a variety of exhibits, most of which pertain to the rich
history of Africa. Of special interest is the display of historic works of art, which will give you an ...