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  • Day Trips

    Soweto Tour

    While in South Africa make a day tour of Soweto a must! There are plenty of tours to choose from with 800 different operators conducting personal tours of Soweto. In Soweto, another guide who lives in one of the squatter camps will join you as you visit various other camps, like Nelson Mandela Camp or Kliptown Camp and will accompany your personal guide. This particular tour is one of the ...

  • Soweto

    Ubuntu Kraal

    11846 Senokoanyana Street, Soweto, was not previously the location of Ubuntu Kraal, but an ash dump that was transformed into a cultural museum and it is privately owned. Set in the heart of Soweto, Ubuntu Kraal has seen delegates, actors, musicians and local and international visitors pass through its doors. Ubuntu Kraal has hosted concerts by the likes of Pitch Black ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...