Cradle of Humankind
Cradle of Humankind
Have you ever wondered where we, human beings, came from? What led to this evolutionary revolution on Planet Earth? All of the answers can be found in one place: the…
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Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village
Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village
At the Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village you can experience the colourful sights and sounds of authentic African villages and learn about the ways of the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi,…
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Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route
Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route
If you’re into culture, art and crafts, the Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route is the place for you. From the landscape painters of Clarens and the Basotho cultural villages to the vast…
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Ancient Mapungubwe
Ancient Mapungubwe
South African history goes further back than you think. Around the time of the Dark Ages of Europe, the royal court at Mapungubwe in Limpopo, was welcoming traders and men…
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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
If you want to discover the rich and vibrant South African culture and how it has evolved over time, a trip to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum in the…
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Robben Island
Robben Island
As you make your way through the corridors of Robben Island, you get transported to a time in South African history where the country reached a turning point. Standing in…
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The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

The Apartheid Museum, close to downtown Johannesburg, focuses on the notorious system of racial discrimination that became synonymous with South Africa from 1948 (when the white-minority National Party was voted…

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Cape Point Lighthouse, Western Cape
Cape Point Lighthouse, Western Cape
Even though it has long since been decommissioned for being built in the wrong place, the old Cape Point lighthouse is an important icon of the Cape Peninsula, and captures…
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Kimberley, Northern Cape
Kimberley, Northern Cape
Kimberley, thanks to the fevered diamond rush of the 1870s, has a glittering past and present. Take a guided tour of a once-operational diamond mine, which descends a staggering 840m…
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Visit a sangoma
Visit a sangoma
Over 80% of the population of South Africa visits a sangoma more than 3 times a year. These mystical healers exert huge influence over the people of this country, but…
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Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg
Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg
The Newtown Cultural Precinct, in downtown Johannesburg, has a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe; and underlying its trendy coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and clubs is the same avant-garde attitude that made…
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Zulu village life
Zulu village life
Each member of the family has a place within a traditional Zulu village setup in KwaZulu-Natal. Beehive-shaped huts are built around the cattle kraal, the family has its sacred spot…
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