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Reviewed 23 October 2018

The fort has parking, coffee and history. It is next door to the con court so great to combine a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kerrysidwellwilson
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This fort, which is located on Constitution Hill, is among the the closest attraction to the city hall.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 11 September 2018

It is more like a visit to the historical orison where Mandela and Gandhi were stationed during Apartheid. The outlook appearance of the prison which is restored looks like a fort hence the name. Ticket can be bought at the Constitution Hill where the city...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Just did an amazing tour of Johannesburg with Mark Petzer. Great guide - informative, knowledgeable and easy to be with. If you want insight into the history and activity of this city I highly recommend Mark.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We weren't allowed to see the fort without buying tickets for the concert happening next door. No where was there official information about where to buy genuine tickets or for how much, only plenty of security guards trying to get us to buy tickets off...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank C1tten5
Reviewed 25 July 2017

one of pleces gives you nice experience if you like to take historical photos you must go there its nice

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Abdulla-Salem
Reviewed 9 January 2017

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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Susan V
Reviewed 5 October 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 2 August 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank olivehoover
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