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Johannesburg and Soweto Apartheid Full Day Tour

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Explore the heart of bustling Johannesburg, the third largest city in Africa. Visit various Soweto areas where the history of Apartheid began in 1948. Learn about and understand the country's difficult past with a local, knowledgeable guide.

Highlights

  • Explore the heart of Johannesburg and view landmark buildings and structures including the Carlton Centre Tower and the Nelson Mandela Bridge
  • Visit the Apartheid Museum and the house of Nelson Mandela
  • Learn about the county's turbulent past with a local guide

Description

Be picked-up from your hotel for a full-day tour of Johannesburg, the Apartheid Museum and Soweto. Begin your explorations in the heart of bustling Johannesburg, the third largest city in Africa. Pass landmark buildings and structures such as the Hillbrow Tower, one of the tallest towers in Africa, the sky-scraping Ponte City, Sentech and Carlton Centre Towers, and the multimillion-rand Nelson Mandela Bridge. Stop at the Apartheid Museum in the south of the city that showcases the notorious system of racial discrimination that became synonymous with South Africa from 1948 until 1994. The museum has two entrances labelled ‘white’ and ‘non-white’ giving visitors a tiny taste of some of apartheid’s prejudiced rules. Learn about this system of racial classification inside the museum with harrowing personal testimonials and historical facts. Leaving the hustle and bustle of central Johannesburg behind, the tour will proceed to historical Soweto, an iconic South African township that experienced many student uprisings and much police brutality during the apartheid era. Visit the Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial, and see the house of Nelson Mandela. After an interesting and thought provoking day head back to your hotel on a comftable air-conditioned coach.   

Includes

Hotel pick-up and drop off Transportation by air-conditioned minivan or sedan Local driver/guide Entrance fees Bottled water
Lunch Gratuities (optional)

Important Information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Dress code is casual and comfortable, walking shoes are recommended

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