one of pleces gives you nice experience if you like to take historical photos you must go there its nice
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You will have to buy a ticket down at the Visitors Center near the Constitutional Court. This will allow you to go to the inside of the Johannesburg Fort as well as the Men's Prison and the Women's Prison. In the fort look out for...More
There is not much left of the original fort, but the main entrance and other areas have been restored. It was converted into a prison and Nelson Mandela spent time here in a disgusting cell. Also you can see the isolation cells which will make...More
Our South African friend brought us here on the day of our arrival to Joburg and it was- I have to say -the best introduction to the local and SA national history. The Johannesburg Fort is part of the complex called Constitution Hill. The structure...More
If you are visiting the Constitution Hill, yu have to see also the Fort. The Fort was built in 1893, iand it s one of the oldest buildings in Joburg. It was used as a fortress by Paul Kruger during the Anglo Boer War.I recommend...More
This site was ok. It's part of a old prison site and part of Constitutional Hill. As of matter of fact you both Constitutional Hill, the old women jail, and Johannesburg Fort is one.
another visit which caused me some distress - how can we have allowed such cruelty to be inflicted onto the native south Africans? Very thought provoking.
Parking excellent, felt safe. Interesting about Nelson Mandela.Would visit again and take tourists. Interesting
The fort is built to look like a hill from the outside to confuse the British. Inside the hill, the fort takes shape as a brick fort from the 1800's. Would recommend this fort as part of your tour of Johannesburg.
My other review of Constitution Hill describes the whole tour on offer here, but making your own way around the Old Fort was incredible. Seeing Mandela's cell and some of the isolation cells here shows just how horrific recent history here was for those in...More