Explore and Discover South Africa

Tag: archaeological

  • Heritage Sites

    Cradle of Humankind

    The Cradle of Humankind is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered by many as a vital discovery, revealing much about the history of mankind. Situated chiefly in Gauteng province of South Africa, the Cradle of Humankind is an extensive network of dolomitic limestone caves in which have been found several fossils of plants, animals and hominids. This fascinating heritage site is a popular ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Mapungubwe

    Located in the Limpopo Province where the borders of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe meet and the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers converge, is the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, an area which archaeological evidence shows was inhabited between 1220 AD and 1290 AD. The sandstone flat-topped hill, standing about 30 meters high, offers a magnificent view of the surrounding ...

  • Limpopo

    Mokopane

    The town of Mokopane, located just off the N1 highway in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, is surrounded by fertile farming area where tobacco, cotton, wheat, maize, citrus and peanuts are cultivated. The area is also rich in local culture, history and natural beauty, with its typical bushveld terrain, dotted with aloes and acacia trees, providing ideal living conditions for a wide range ...