Soweto township is located in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa and has a population of over 3 million mainly black Africans. There is a lot of history in this area with apartheid, ethnic repression and the 1976 Soweto Uprising. This became world news when police opened fire on 10,000 students marching against the change enforcing all education be taught in Afrikaans rather than English. 23 died. By taking a Soweto experience on a fully guided tour you can learn more about cultures, art, apartheid, history as well as feel Africa heartbeat among the sounds and smells at the markets, shops and homes.
Visit the Mandela House Museum on a Soweto experience. It is a building of historical significance which provides a meaningful experience to all visitors about President Nelson Mandela’s story.
A memorial and museum has been created which fuses memorabilia with modern technology and cultural history in the name of Hector Pieterson, the first child to die the fateful day of the Soweto Uprising. It is an emotional and informative must see for all creating a Soweto experience to remember and understand these events in time.
Enjoy the Soweto hospitality – visit a local shebeen and/or taste locally brewed beer on a Soweto experience.
One of the most well known land marks in Johannesburg would be the Orlando Towers. An old power plant wonderfully decorated which you will see when experiencing a tour in Soweto.