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Soweto may sound like an African name, but the word was originally an acronym for “South Western Townships”, a product of segregationist planning….

This tour gives you the opportunity to gain a new perspective and personal insight into the largest Black residential area in South Africa. Soweto is synonymous with the struggle for freedom and is a vibrant, culturally rich township situated on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Within Soweto you will see the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Freedom Square, Regina Mundi Church, Hector Pietersen Memorial and Mandela House.

Lunch is at Wandies originally a shebeen, today a cross between a tavern and a restaurant. Here you will be offered traditional local food.

Tour Highlights:

  • View the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
  • Freedom Square
  • Regina Mundi Church
  • Hector Pietersen Memorial
  • Lunch at Wandies
  • Vilakazi Street
  • Mandela House Museum
  • Drive through Johannesburg City