Soweto and apartheid museum tour(Half-day)

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Discover the Biggest township in Africa-Soweto and learn about the culture, heritage and the journey of the liberations struggle.

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Soweto is a township bordering Johannesburg, South Africa. It's the largest Black urban complex in the country, with a population of over 1 million. Soweto is a place of immense historical significance and cultural vibrancy. Image of Soweto, South AfricaOpens in a new window Soweto, South Africa Soweto was established in the 1930s during the apartheid era. The South African government forcibly segregated Black people from white communities and relocated them to Soweto. The township lacked basic amenities and proper infrastructure. Residents lived in cramped quarters with limited access to education and healthcare. Despite the hardships, Soweto became a center of resistance against apartheid. In 1976, student protests erupted in Soweto in response to the government's imposition of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in Black schools. The Soweto Uprising, as it became known, was a pivotal moment in the fight against apartheid. Today, Soweto is a diverse and thriving community. While challenges remain, the township boasts a rich cultural scene, a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and a deep sense of resilience.


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