On a visit to Soweto you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Soweto. These places are what Soweto is all about. These must see places in Soweto will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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8287 Khumalo St, Soweto, South Africa
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Take a tour into this significant museum that tells you about the fateful day of Soweto on 16th June 1976. The museum takes you on a historical journey of the youth rebellion that took place against the introduction of Afrikaans as a language of instruction during 1976. According to the history on this very day many scholars and students assembled ...
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8115 Orlando West, Soweto 1804, Johannesburg, South Africa
09:00 am - 04:45 pm
Also known as Mandela Family Museum, it used to be the residence of former South African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and his family. This little humble house has now been turned into a world-class attraction by the Soweto Heritage Trust for the visitors who are keen to learn about the historical facts and the legacy of this great personalit...
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Vilakazi Street, Soweto, Johannesburg
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Visit the world famous street which used to be the only street to have the residents of two Nobel Prize winners – His Excellence Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Desmond Tutu. It is also the spot where Hector Pieterson was shot dead that lead to the riot on 16th June, 1976. Walk down the street and at the corner you will come across the famous M...
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10823A Pooe Street | Orlando West, Soweto1804, South Africa
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Touring Soweto in a car sounds too cliché! Instead, hire a bicycle to explore the winding streets of the city. Take an exciting guided cycle tour around the township and get a glimpse of Soweto’s different faces. The journey will take you to the Meadowlands, historical landmarks and different communities of the city. You also get to ta...
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Chris Hani Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This landmark is a must-visit in Soweto. During the Apartheid era, the towers were used by a coal-burning plant to produce electricity for the northern suburban region of Johannesburg. On the other hand, Soweto’s people became the sufferers as they were left to inhale the poisonous smoke emit from these towers. These towers worked till 1998 a...