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Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour:
(Full day 8 hrs)

SOWETO TOUR: (Part 1)

Soweto, the biggest settlement area in South Africa, on the South Western part of Johannesburg, was established for Black people in 1931. Soweto has a rich history of the Liberation Struggle in South Africa. The tour is conducted by professional Tour guides. Our Soweto tour route covers the following Sites:

  • Diepkloof Extension
  • Hostels
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Bara Taxi rank
  • Squatter Camps
  • Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication (Freedom Square)
  • Regina Mundi Catholic Church

 


Have an opportunity do the tour of Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum and Mandela Museum House. The tour proceeds to Vilakazi Street, the famous street with Historical significance. The houses of two Nobel Peace Prize Winners - former President Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Tutu are situated here.  

FREEDOM SQUARE
Freedom Square is named after Walter Sisulu who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela in 1964. This is where the ANC Freedom Charter was signed on the 26th June 1955. A National Monument is created at Freedom Square in remembrance of the Freedom Charter.


HECTOR PIETERSON MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Hector Pieterson Memorial is named after Hector (Pitso) Pieterson a 13 year old boy who was killed on the 16th June 1976. The Memorial interprets the Memory, Legacy and History of the 1976 National uprisings. Since its establishment in 2002 it has developed a diverse collection of Oral testimonies, Historical documents and the Material culture of the uprisings.  
MANDELA MUSEUM HOUSE
Mandela House in Vilakazi Street Soweto was built in 1945. Nelson Mandela's former house provides an effective, efficient and meaningful experience to all visitors, informing them of the former President Nelson Mandela's story in the context of his life as a whole, in a manner that promotes Human rights, Democracy, Reconciliation, Mutual respect and Tolerance amongst the people of South Africa.  

BUFFET LUNCH AT SAKHUMZI RESTAURANT (OPTIONAL EXTRA)
Sakhumzi restaurant in Soweto, is serving South African Cuisine Buffet lunch in the form of dumplings, Rice, Pap, Samp and Tripe. Other meals served include Mutton, Beef, Chicken, fish, Vegetables and Salads.

**Please indicate if you will go with lunch on your tour.  

 

 

APARTHEID MUSEUM TOUR (Part 2)

Apartheid Museum is a Museum complex in Johannesburg. It is acknowledged as a Pre-eminent Museum in the World dealing with the Apartheid story in South Africa. Apartheid Museum illustrates the Apartheid history and Post- Apartheid era of South Africa. The exhibits are from film footages, Photographs, Text panels and artefacts. A series of 22 individual exhibitions takes the visitor through a dramatic emotional journey of racial discrimination. A coffee shop and a bookshop are available for visitors.


MANDELA EXHIBITION
Nelson Mandela's exhibition is currently on at the Apartheid Museum. Mandela's exhibition examines his undoubted Strengths and Greatness, but does not shy away from his Weaknesses too. Mandela's extra-ordinary life is explored through seven themes: CHARACTER, COMRATE, LEADER, PENSIONER, NEGOTIATOR and STATESMAN Narratives are presented through dramatically visual wall display, supported by film displays of original artefacts. A tour to the apartheid museum is a must for any visitor, who wants to understand the history of Apartheid.  

PICK UP POINT: We pick up from your Hotel, Home, Guest house, OR Tambo International airport, work place, Sandton Gautrain Station etc.

DEPARTURE TIMES: Daily at 09h00

MINIMUM: 1 Person

*Hours indicated include travelling time

Please note: we work with individuals and groups, rates will be supplied on request. 



 
   
 
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