Places to visit in Soweto

Top Things to Do in Soweto, South Africa

Places to Visit in Soweto


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Top Attractions in Soweto

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  • Kim Windvogel
    Johannesburg, South Africa33 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Although the memorial is outside in an open space, being in the location where Hector Pieterson was murdered by the Apartheid state of South Africa was extremely heavy. The memorial is well maintained and the tour guides, including his sister, are well informed and engaging. It was very sad to see his sister - the schoolgirl in the picture running next to Hector and Mbuyisa, relay the story for tourists wanting to understand the history that she forms a part of. It was also here that I learned that the schoolboy who was carrying Hector, Mbuyisa disappeared and no one knows what happened to him.
    Written 8 January 2024
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  • Leonard
    Ireland2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very good to see truly inspirational person and the guide was great ,
    If in johannesburg a must see attraction,
    Highly recommend it