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Address: Soweto, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 84 321 8530
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Lebo Was our guide!!! Excelent! So much knowledge. We were able to learn about soweto history and about Credo Mutwa and african traditional believes.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
J0annaLM
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Manaus
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Manaus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lebo Was our guide!!! Excelent! So much knowledge. We were able to learn about soweto history and about Credo Mutwa and african traditional believes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This village has a big history in Soweto. Don't miss it. It's not promoted enough. There is a tower in there from where you can see the whole Soweto place.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

A great outdoor museum about the history of the people of Africa. Also what a great panoramic view of Soweto.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

For a fascinating hour that drops you into a completely strange and utterly new world, you must visit the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village in Soweto. This is no ordinary village. Throughout we saw large clay figures that told the story of African culture. They were created by Credo Mutwa, the Zulu sangoma (a shaman or healer) and high sanusi (clairvoyant... More 

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Soweto, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014

The history is very rich especially when guided by the residence tour guide.You learn a lot about the history of SOWETO

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2013

take tourists young and old and the guide on the premises gives a well explained an interesting talk about the works of Credo Mutwa and his prophesies. The art work is very traditional.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

No tour of Soweto would be complete without a visit to this open area museum. Like myself, I suspect that most people outside of South Africa would have never heard of this man. However, he was some kind of psychic who predicted many events including the AIDS epidemic that is now sweeping Africa

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2011

The Credo Mutwa Cultural Village is in Soweto and well worth a stop while seeing Nelson Mandela's house. Credo Mutwa is a Zulu traditional healer and artist. Although he no longer lives there, the site contains reconstructions of traditional Zulu homes as well as his large sculptures depicting legends and prophecies. Unfortunately, there has been some vandalism and a lack... More 

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