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  • Museums

    Apartheid Museum

    Located in Johannesburg, the Apartheid Museum is one of the most important attractions to visit for a insight into South Africa's history. The Apartheid Museum is an extremely powerful exhibit, and is visited often by local residents and international tourist. Once inside the Apartheid Museum, the atmosphere overwhelms you. Racing back to the 70’s and 80’s, you can almost taste the teargas, ...

  • Soweto

    Hector Pieterson

    On the corner of Khumalo and Pela streets in Soweto stands a symbol of the 1976 student uprising which lead to the death of young Hector Pieterson. Beside the Hector Pieterson Memorial is a museum in which you will discover the history of this struggle. For many South African's Hector Pieterson became a representative of the fight for freedom from apartheid, bringing glory to his sad death.

  • King Williams Town

    Steve Biko

    The Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance was created in honor of a man that died for his freedom and became one of South Africa’s most celebrated political martyrs. The Steve Biko Garden of Remembrance also stands as a lasting monument to all his comrades who lost their lives during the political struggle against apartheid.

  • Johannesburg

    Gold Reef

    Located on the outskirts of South Africa's City of Gold, Johannesburg, Gold Reef City is certainly one of the most popular attractions in Johannesburg.

  • Gauteng

    Soweto

    South Africa's most prominent township, Soweto, is a place of tremendous contrasts. The area has the only street in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize winners - Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela - once lived. It is the richest townships in South Africa, but this is also contrasted by some of the most desperate poverty. It is also the most political township and has played a major role ...