** Half day tour ** – Can be combined with Apartheid museum and Johannesburg city as a full day tour.
Our tour enters Soweto from Diepkloof also known as “Little Hollywood” to the people of Soweto. Turning into Martinus Smuts drive, the border of the old Soweto is the start of the matchbox homes and the hostels of the early years. Turning onto the Old Potchefstroom Road (Old Potch Road), and very soon the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital comes into view on the left and the Soweto taxi rank on the right hand side.
We continue past Soweto Campus – Johannesburg University and onto FREEDOM SQUARE, Kliptown where we visit the spot where the Freedom Charter was signed. Drive past Regina Mundi Church that was an integral part of the struggle, on our way to Vilikazi street we drive past Winnie Mandela’s house and “Beverley Hills” in Soweto. Our next stop is the Mandela House Museum for a tour with one of the local guides and then we visit the Hector Peterson Memorial and Museum.
Lunch in Soweto can be added to the tour.
Added extra: Bungee jump off the twin towers in Soweto
This is an interesting tour as the hill is historically linked with its surroundings and timeline. If you have the time and fascinating court houses through the world interests you, you must visit Constitutional Hill. Hopefully on the day of your tour there is no court sitting.
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