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South Western Townships

Soweto, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Soweto, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the tour to soweto with the hop on hop off bus and took the extra trip to soweto. The guide nipho was very nice and had a lot of knowledge. The township and its history are interesting, although you can see that things...More

Thank Ragon V
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went by minibus through Soweto, we had a driver and a very good tourguide. He told us a lot about this part of the city, we went passed the two stadiums, the hector pieterson memorial, mandelas and tutus former houses, etc.

Thank RebekkaCologne
Reviewed 3 days ago

Understanding The Impact of Apartheid includes understanding the way 90% of the population was forced to live.

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a Soweto tour. Our guide took us to the poorest area where we can see how real life go. Small house with 4 generations live, almost 24 members in a single room and kitchen. Mainly this tour is to get some fund.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our tour guide took us right into the buildings so we could see how they live. We were invited into a shack were a mother lives with her 3 children. They have very little but everything is neat and tide and the children were so...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The township of Soweto is an important stop on your trip to Johannesburg. While Villacozi Street has become a bit touristy, it is still important to understand what life was like during Apartheid and to get a bit of a feel for everyday life today.

Thank FanofHockey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Soweto tour is a must on your list. I loved the local tour guide details of what happened during the apartheid years. He was very clear and precise to what transpired to each Soweto neighborhood and allowed us to talk to locals and take...More

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being on the tour with Chico as a guide, and having the chance to meet Sowetan's and learn about life in Soweto was a privilege. We have just started our trip but this will be one of the most memorable days. Chico not only offers...More

Thank Wet C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of a tour that puts back into the community, spending an afternoon seeing how tough it still is for so many was truly eye-opening

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is some thing you have to experience for your self beautiful. I I advise once in any one's life time go to South Africa . It is life changing

Thank carolynddemery57
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Response from Moumita T | Reviewed this property |
half a day would be fine for the tour. You can go to Apartheid Museum and then go to Soweto. On the way back you can visit Moyo
11 June 2016|
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Response from AmazonLodge | Reviewed this property |
I can highly recommend Ntombi, who runs Usizo Lwenkosi Tours (see my review on her TripAdvisor page). She lives in Soweto and therefore knows where and where not to go - don't let fearmongers put you off! This is a place... More