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Explore South Western Townships, or "Soweto" as it's commonly called, to discover a number of landmark buildings, especially from the apartheid era, and to experience the region's dynamic culture and atmosphere. Famous for its 1976 uprising, the township remains a region of extremes, from areas riddled with poverty to upscale, exclusive neighborhoods. Check out the local dining scene, which features everything from fine dining to street food stalls, or take a guided tour of the township's historic sites and museums. Entertainment options abound, as the area boasts a variety of bars, clubs, and live music venues. Use our Johannesburg trip builder site to arrange your visit to South Western Townships and other attractions in Johannesburg.
Tours to South Western Townships
Johannesburg Highlights: Guided Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $83
Duration: 10 hours
Bicycle Tour of Soweto BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $38
Duration: 2 hours
South Western Townships Reviews
A famosa Soweto continua hoje um bairro residencial, embora com alguns pontos turísticos pontuais. Muita gente, trânsito e a bagunça muito conhecida do brasileiro. Para visitar uma vez só. more »The famous Soweto continues today a residential neighbourhood, albeit with some punctual sights. Many people, traffic and the very known mess of the Brazilian. To visit once.
Visited the Museum, Mandela House, walked the main drag and had lunch. Get a driver to drive through the residential area to get a better feel for the living conditions. Worth the visit more »
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