Soweto – South Western Township Tour

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Soweto – South Western Township – Soweto and Apartheid - Hector Peterson Museum with a Certified Guide

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  • Mandela Museum - Vilakazi Street
  • Hector Pieterson Memorial ( 1976 Soweto Uprising )
  • Walkabout and shopping experience


Embark on a profound exploration of Soweto, the emblematic South Western Township that bears witness to the turbulent history of apartheid-era South Africa. Immerse yourself in this enlightening journey, beginning with a visit to the Hector Peterson Museum, a poignant tribute to the struggles and sacrifices of those who resisted oppression. Led by a knowledgeable certified guide, delve into the multifaceted narrative of Soweto and apartheid, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the socio-political landscape that shaped the nation's trajectory. Trace the footsteps of historic figures and ordinary citizens alike as you traverse the streets of Soweto, where resilience and resistance once flourished in the face of adversity. This meticulously crafted experience offers unparalleled insight into the complexities of South Africa's past and the enduring spirit of its people. Join us on this transformative journey as we honour the past, embrace the present, and envision a future guided by justice and reconciliation.


Highlights - Due to Discriminatory politics of the time , Indian and African origin were moved to Klipspruit . Thus the township of Soweto began to take shape . it is home to millions some living in wealthier affluent suburbs others living in shanties and shacks. Soweto was where Hector Peterson (age13) lost his life during the uprising in 1976. Mandela Museum - Vilakazi Street ( The only street in the entire world having lived 2 Nobel Peace Prize winners - Mandela Being My Direct Neighbour. Hector Pieterson Memorial ( 1976 Soweto Uprising ) Walkabout and shopping experience

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