Freedom Park - Johannesburg
The traffic between Johannesburg and Pretoria can be very bad in the morning and evening. We recommend that you get to Freedom Park between the hours of 9am and 4pm to enjoy a peaceful visit.
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Directions to Freedom Park
Freedom Park is the creation of a memorial that tells the story of South Africa's pre-colonial, colonial, apartheid, and post-apartheid history and heritage, to acknowledge those that contributed to the freedom of the country. The aim behind Freedom Park is to provide a destination where one can reflect upon the past, so as to improve our present.
The 52 hectare site is a beautiful place to stop and think, with panoramic views of the city surrounding you. Opened in 2007 the site has become one of Africa's foremost tourist destinations, and is a very important place in the country's community. Freedom Park is a symbol of human rights, dignity and freedom that commemorates the many lives lost in the brutal periods of history and honours their memory with an eternal flame.
There is a gallery of leaders that never lets us forget the people who gave everything for our freedom. The Wall of Names, an awe-inspiring structure, is inscribed with the names of those who died during eight conflicts within South Africa's history and is a humbling tribute to such a tragic loss of life.
Tours of Freedom Park
Freedom Park is currently open to the public and tours take place daily at 9am, 12pm and 3pm.
Senior citizens (over 60 years old): R25
Children (under 16 years old): R25