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Vilakazi Street

Soweto, South Africa
+27 11 536 2253
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Soweto, South Africa
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+27 11 536 2253
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Vilakazi Street a few times now and it just doesn't get old. Yes there are streams of tourists all the time but I think that's just part of the package. The array of restaurants to choose from is what makes this place...More

Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vilakazi street is Famous for being the Only street in the world to have residents who won the Nobel Prize. Nelson Mandela and Reverend Desmond Tutu. We had a guide who drove us here. The Neighborhood Soweto is also where 13 year old boy Hector...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This street is not what it used to be when the inhabitants still lived there. The houses have been turned into high priced eateries.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This street looks ordinary enough but it is the only street in the world to play home to two Nobel Laureates- Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Mandela's house is open to the public for a fee while Tutu's house can only be glimpsed behind a...More

Thank Jennie W
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here several times over the years, nothing much has changed. Overpriced drinks, the usual tourist traps. However, the only reason you will find yourself here is due to the close proximity to Mandelas House, the Museum and Orlando Towers, which are worth visiting. Unfortunately...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This area is one of the historical highlights of the city and is quite busy on weekends . It boasts the homes of 2 Nobel laureates and is very well maintained and safe with a purely South African vibe. The street offers lots of eateries...More

Thank Chasing-history
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Woke up on June 16 2017, my son asked why the day was a holiday... i took it as an opportunity to take him down memory lane and answer all other questions that may arise of how we got here as South Africa. Soweto well...More

Thank Leera1
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Vilakazi is a street with a huge historical strength. That is the street where the great men of Africa resides. Men such as Dr. Nelson Mandela & co. Is a major tourist site in South Africa, and a must to visit.

Thank simsid2014
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Vilakazi street offers you a microcosm of Soweto and its history. The houses of two Nobel Peace Prize winners is a must. There is a selection of restaurants , dancers , music and loads of memorabilia to buy. Try to give yourself enough time to...More

Thank sadnab2016
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Walked down Vilakazi Street after touring Soweto on foot for about 2 hours. With the developments taking place over the years, this place has really turned into an attraction for visitors to eat, drink and hang out in Soweto. You can see the homes of...More

Thank Stewart R
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