Soshanguve Tourism

Soshanguve is a township situated about 25 km north of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. It was established in 1974 on land scheduled to be incorporated into a bantustan bordering on Mabopane in Bophuthatswana, to Sotho, Shangaan, Nguni and Venda people (thus the name) who were resettled from Atteridgeville and Mamelodi. It later became part of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.


A place in South Africa, Soshanguve is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Sun City also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sun City for its bountiful attractions like Apartheid Museum, Carlton Centre Observation Deck, Museum Africa on your trip to Soshanguve. Also, to reach Soshanguve, you'll have to take a flight to Sun City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Soshanguve are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Soshanguve before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 60.12 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.7 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.23 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.52 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.95 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Soshanguve for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Soshanguve.

    • Burglary and Theft 79.24 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 82.4 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.87 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 89.35 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 77.53 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80.15 (Very High)
    • Attacks 77.07 (High)
    • Drug offense 71.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 34.21 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 8.19 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 67.11 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 73.05 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 80.8 (Very High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Soshanguve is 131.68 (High)

    • Safety Index 19.82 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 95.83 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.91 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 47.63 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.42 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.75 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 76.55 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Soshanguve

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.73 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.86 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.03 USD

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