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Lesedi Cultural Village

Portion 198 Of Farm no 493 | Off the R512, Lanseria 1748, South Africa
+27 12 205 1394
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This attraction north of Johannesburg attempts to show busloads of tourists how the Lesedi tribe lives and works.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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Portion 198 Of Farm no 493 | Off the R512, Lanseria 1748, South Africa
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+27 12 205 1394
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"dance show"
in 15 reviews
"cultural experience"
in 16 reviews
"different cultures"
in 12 reviews
"african life"
in 5 reviews
"south africa"
in 22 reviews
"buffet meal"
in 3 reviews
"an hour's drive"
in 3 reviews
"johannesburg area"
in 4 reviews
"walking tour"
in 4 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 4 reviews
"tribe"
in 103 reviews
"pedi"
in 16 reviews
"customs"
in 16 reviews
"xhosa"
in 11 reviews
"basotho"
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"performers"
in 10 reviews
"souvenirs"
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful visit to the village. You can see ancient 5 tribes from ancient times and still exist. Nice welcome upon arrival, introduction and 15 minuets video. Followed by a visit to each tribe, learn few words from each, what they eat, how they...More

Thank Abu_Firas_11
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Lesedi with high expectations due to the reviews we'd seen. Overall it is a great place, the dancing before lunch is incredible. The performers are all very talented. The village itself is also interesting with various shops displaying curios such as artwork...More

Thank Sunshine0789
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This was the second time that we visited Lesedi and I would like to go again. This was amazing experience, with all history moments you can feel and actually see there. The best part was the dance on the end. We really enjoyed. Those dancers...More

Thank Jjarsic
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

It is amazing the facts that are dished up about our cultures to foreigners. 5 cultures are displayed, what about the other 4? But at least they are entertaining the foreigners and creating work in the process. The Mopane worms at the Pedi stall was...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

An awesome insight into 5 different cultural villages, their amazing housing and demonstrations of their different tribal practices and the beautiful people, the colourful clothing and the fantastic music and dance displays. It was so enjoyable, then lunch at the most beautifully decorated restaurant with...More

Thank krobo88
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

the tour at lesedi cultural village informs you about the local tribes. very interesting and enjoyable. there is a dance show after the tour which us very energetic and African. most enjoyable experience

1  Thank irbf22
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Was such an interesting, informative & fun cultural experience. Well worth a visit, suitable for all ages.

Thank Bibi Salem A
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

When we first arrived at Lesedi we were a bit put off because we were early and there was not much activity. We were thinking we might have stumbled into one of those tourist places where we would be a captive audience for shopping. However,...More

Thank Kay J
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visiting Johannesburg recently, our guide took us to the Lesedi Cultural Village. The village is most interesting, comprising five traditional homesteads which represent the homesteads inhabited by the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele tribes who live according to tribal folklore and the traditions of...More

Thank karenY2830NP
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had a day to explore the Johannesburg area before embarking on a 14-day safari, and spent most of the day at Lesedi. We enjoyed the cultural experience, as well as the dance performance, and the buffet. The food consisted of a number of dishes,...More

Thank JohnH94
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Derek S
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Response from 655trum | Reviewed this property |
We did not stay at the hotel. We had arranged for a guide who drove us there and we purchased the tickets once there. The festivities started around 11:30 or 12:00. While waiting for the events to start we shopped at the... More
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Response from karenY2830NP | Reviewed this property |
Hello Shirley B, we did exactly that! We flew from Australia, arrived in J'Burg about 5:00am in the morning. We dropped our bags off at our accommodation (near OR Tambo Airport), showered, had breakfast, then got picked up... More
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