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This is an outdoor are that was built before the museum. It is free to look at and their are volunteer guides who will give you all the history and the meaning behind everything. While it's free, the guides ask for donations but you don't...More
The memorial and museum is the same place. See my museum remarks. This is a free public space. Parking can be a challenge. All roads around this precinct are busy. Close by on the left of the precinct is the Sisulu home and on the...More
While I understand apartheid and its deleterious affects and aftermath, I was not familiar with the first young person shot during the Soweto uprising. A simple yet moving tribute reminds of us all of what it cost for freedom and what it continues to cost...More
A great place to visit an iconic representation of June 16 1976, friendly community near the famous Vilakazi street the only street in the world with 2 Nobel peace prize winners, great restaurants and a lot of activities to do
The memorial is certainly worthy of a visit and should be sobering to learn why it was installed. This memorial is here for a reason and should be respected as such. I was disappointed to see how many people were climbing about for the perfect...More
This monument is worth looking at. It marks the site of the shooting. There is a good deal of meaning held within the overall structure such as the rivulets in the floor that are to represent the congealing of split blood.
Hi guys got a question regarding getting to Soweto Township. Is there any public transportation to get to Soweto? I am looking to visit: 1) Mandela House Museum 2) Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum 3) Regina Mundi Church 4) Orlando Towers. I noticed that there is a train stop called Pfefeni that is close to Mandela and Pieterson attractions. Is it wise to use the train and what are the schedules/rates? Also, is it wise to walk around that area? Regarding the church...More
January 21, 2013|
Fort Collins, Colorado
driving to/in soweto (1 Reply)
i wanted to ask if it is safe to drive in soweto or moreover how feasible it is. i want to visit Madela house, Hector Pieterson Memorial and Regina Mundi. It is easy to park around these places. On the map it shows that all these places are pretty close by. Thanks.
August 19, 2011|
I think most of what you want is in the following recent thread. tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g1210028-i12352-k4…