Guided walking tour in Soweto: history, sports and culture

Estimated duration 7 hours
Meeting point Mandela square, at the statue of Nelson Mandela
Up to 8 People
Tour type Cultural, Historic, Local Culture / Folklore

A walking tour in Soweto, one of the most amazing areas of Johannesburg is something you will never forget. Out local tour guide will guide and teach you.

If you are travelling to Johannesburg, don’t forget to explore different parts of the city in order to better understand the local life and unique atmosphere of young history and culture.

Follow your private guide on a walking tour in Soweto, a township of Johannesburg in Gauteng.

During this walking tour you will get a chance to explore the following sites:

The Apartheid Museum: Museum complex, illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The complex, owned by Gold Reef City Casino, was opened in November 2001.

FNB Stadium: Also known as Soccer City during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the biggest stadium in Africa, built in the form of a calabash or Zulu clay pot, traditionally used for serving African beer - umqombothi

Diepkloof: Considered as a single township with the nearby Meadowlands

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital: Built during the Second World War, the 3d largest hospital in the world

Orlando Towers: It is a decommissioned coal-fired power station, a colourful landmark popular for bungee and base jumping, as well as abseiling

Orlando Stadium: Home venue for Orlando Pirates Football Club, a professional soccer team, which plays in the Premier Soccer League, and the first ever sports facility built for black South Africans in a residential area

Hector Pieterson Memorial: A large museum located in Orlando West, two blocks away from where Hector Pieterson was shot and killed.

Vilakazi Street: The only street in the world in which two Nobel Prize winners have lived

Kliptown Open Air Museum: Built in Walter Sisulu Square, where delegates to a people's parliament met in 1955 to adopt the Freedom Charter, now the cornerstone of the Bill of Rights and the South African Constitution.

The Mandela House: Now a museum, where he and his family used to live. Just down the road lies the house where Desmond Tutu lived.

Additional information
What is not included
  • Transportation
  • Museum tickets or attractions requiring extra payment or accreditation from the professional
Our commitment
  • Only local certified experts
  • Low prices guaranteed
  • Refund guaranteed until 48 hours before the service
  • Easy and quick booking and payment system. Pay only a booking fee. The rest will be paid after the service.