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Review of Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill
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Constitutional Hill and Apartheid Museum Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg
Ranked #3 of 186 things to do in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Nowhere can the story of South Africa's turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. Constitution Hill is a national heritage site situated in the Johannesburg CBD and is home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa- the highest court in the country on constitutional matters. Once a place of injustice and brutality, where South Africa's leading political activists, including Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, were detained, the site has been transformed into a place of solidarity and democracy, home to the Women's Gaol museum, Number Four Museum, and Old Fort Museum. Apart from its engaging and gripping exhibitions, Constitution Hill is also open to the public for guided tours and has become an important platform for Heritage, Education, and Tourism related programmes. The vast variety of programmes hosted at Constitution Hill enable us to embrace current issues, celebrate days of national significance, address matters of public interest and create a forum for public debate. With its rich history and character Constitution Hill boasts of ideal platforms to educate and learn about South Africa's story. ConHill, as it is famously known, also offers a variety of multi-purpose venues, suitable for conferencing, performances, a large array of events and for public activities and programmes.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed June 23, 2014

"It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails"

Go see for yourself.

On a lighter note take a cue out of their 'Daily Diet' for prisoners chart displayed there..could greatly help the current generation of obese..

Thank Kannan R
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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Dear Kannan R

Thank you for your visit and review of ConHill, and also sharing more information about Constitution Hill, hoping to see you soon. Remember to invite your friends and family along.

Best Regards,

Constitution Hill

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Reviewed June 21, 2014

I visited this as part of my trip on the JHB city sightseeing topless bus. It has a stop here. While I did not have enough time to do a guided tour (need 2 hours there) only had 45 mins, so walked around and did it by myself. Well presented and lots of posters and pictures to give you an idea of the history.

Thank Sharon W
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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Dear sharmark18

Thank you for your review of ConHill, and for sharing your experience. Next time you come visit lets hope there will be enough time for you to see the whole site. We hope you will continue to spread the word about the site to friends and family.

Best regards,

Constitution Hill

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Reviewed June 15, 2014

First visit it did not look much, however second time we hopped off the bus and then spent three hours there. One hour doing the short tour, then we wandered around the old cells and the goal area, lots to read and learn.

Thank jennyhasler
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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Dear JackJenny

Thank you for your visit and review of ConHill. We hope you will be coming back soon with family and friends, please continue to spread the word about South Africa’s Heritage.

Best Regards,

Constitution Hill

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Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you have any interest in history, architecture, Ghandi, Mandela, or the new South Africa, you must visit Constitution Hill. It's a fascinating historical site, at turns disturbing and inspiring. The staff are very friendly, it's cheap, and you must get a guided tour. Do not leave Joburg without thoroughly exploring this landmark site.

Thank dha10001
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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Dear dha10001

Thank you for your visit and review of ConHill, and also sharing more information about Constitution Hill, we are happy that you enjoyed your tour and feel that it was worth every penny. We are also happy that the time we give accommodates people. Thank you for recommending the place. Hoping to see you soon. Remember to invite your friends and family along.

Best Regards,

Constitution Hill

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Reviewed June 4, 2014

The constitution hill is full of exhibits and the constitutional court itself features a very interesting art exhibition. Your can spend easily 1-2 hours there.

Thank Barnskybeat
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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Dear Barnskybeat,

Thank you for your visit and review of ConHill, . We hope you will continue to spread the word about the site to friends and family.

Best regards,

Constitution Hill

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