Soweto Tour

Tour Details:
12h45 Depart from Investec Centre
You know the name. It's a legend. SOWETO, acronym for South Western Township, is home to over 2 million people, who, despite living in crowded and chaotic conditions, have a tangible sense of community, one which ironically, the ordered, walled, elitist northern suburbs lack.

Inside Soweto, we visit the Hector Pieterson Museum, and discover the cause of the tragic riots which led to his death; we pass Mandela House, and give you time to visit this fascinating little museum (own account).

Our journey continues to Regina Mundi Church, site of many secret underground meetings of the then banned political parties. Finally we take you past the largest stadium in Africa, Soccer City, host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening and final matches. This magnificent stadium, also known as 'The Calabash' has a seating capacity of almost 95,000.
Soweto is unlike a suburb you've ever seen or been to, yet the history of struggle encapsulated here is a cornerstone of the South African story.

17h00 Return to Investec Centre

Passenger Information:
Tour Code SOW01
Duration Half Day
Date Daily
Price ZAR 580.00 per person
Minimum 2 Adults
Vehicle Air-conditioned vehicle to suit group size.
Included Transportation, sightseeing as per itinerary, entrance fees, services of a registered English speaking guide.
Excluded Gratuities, drinks and items of a personal nature.
Activity Level Low
Comments Visit the humble home and community of the famous ex- President Nelson H. Mandela.



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