Constitution HillCurrently Closed
- Address: 1 Kotze Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +27-113813100
- Ticket Price: 15 ZAR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids
Constitution Hill - Review
The last decade of the 19th century were the most heavily used years, and the fortification was built during the years of 1896-1899 to secure the premises of the Republic of South Africa from the invasion of the English troops.
During the apartheid struggle, apart from the white prisoners, the former President Nelson Mandela was allowed imprisonment stay in the medical wing of the prison, along with Joe Slovo, Bram Fischer and their companions. The court premises are allowed public visit for attending the hearings or visit to the art museum in the court section. Featured are more than 200 varieties of public and private art, especially the creations of Gerard Sekoto, William Kentridge, and Cecil Skotnes.
Built in the rearmost years of 18th century, the place serves as a mnemonic evidence of the struggles and courage of many exceptional leaders in the past. You have to Buy Tickets for Constitution Hill to enter the premises. The Tickets for Constitution Hill can be collected directly. It is advised to visit early to get Constitution Hill Tickets to avoid unnecessary crowd. Though the entrance Constitution Hill Ticket Prices are deemed to quite reasonable, it will be wise to check website for the timings and Constitution Hill Ticket Costs before visits. Visit the place to brush up your knowledge about history and pay tribute to these extraordinary individuals.
How To reach Constitution Hill by Public Transport
- 11 Kotze St
Restaurants Near Constitution Hill
- Cantare Supper Club
- 44 Stanley Avenue Centre
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Things to Know Before Visiting Constitution Hill
46.63% of people who visit Johannesburg include Constitution Hill in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
47.5% of people start their Constitution Hill visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Constitution Hill
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Constitution Hill
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Constitution Hill, Johannesburg Reviews
Number one spot to take my out of town friends. Incredible atmosphere and history that you really feel when walking around the precinct. Walking around the old Fort walls provide 360 degree views of the city, Hillbrow and Parktown. Fantastic stop on the Red Bus tourist route and not to missed. Best part is to take a moment and soak in the sounds of the bustling city.
Nice place to visit. It is one of the main attraction in Johannesburg. Very good museum showing all the history and stories of leaders. Constitution Hill is located at Kotze Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Constitution Hill is the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Outside the doors of the court building in the middle of plaza is the Flame of Democracy.
Quite haunting Fills in many different f the huge gapain my knowledge (I'm from the US). Very well done explanatory signs and very evocative displays.
Good tour to learn about history. Very engaging with a good guide and also very realistic depictions of past conditions of the prison.
I've been fascinated with this structure for the past 5 years or so. It's odd to think that umongst the big city skyscrapers, busses and trains sits this relic of a completely different age, built to defend Johannesburg from colonialist England. It also saw its time as a notorious prison, and now forms part of constitution Hill. A truly remarkable heritage site worth visiting.