Mandela House, Johannesburg

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Once a family residence of South Africa's legendary president, Mandela House features some interactive exhibits and personal objects. Although small, the house provides an important glimpse into Mandela's private life. Using our international travel planner, Johannesburg attractions like Mandela House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • VIsited this as part of an all-day Soweto cycling tour. You need no more than thirty minutes here to see everything - though don’t think you can skip out on it! 
    VIsited this as part of an all-day Soweto cycling tour. You need no more than thirty minutes here to see everything - though don’t think you can skip out on it!  more »
  • Fabulous experience Soweto very poor and felt so sorry for the people who live there. we bought beautiful llama eggs 
    Fabulous experience Soweto very poor and felt so sorry for the people who live there. we bought beautiful llama eggs  more »
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  • One of the first heritage sights I've visited in South Africa and I must say I was thoroughly impressed. The house has been well preserved to blend just the right amount of Mandela's history as well as his legacy. Entry is cheap, you also get a free tour as well as being allowed to take an unlimited amount of pictures anywhere in the premises. The are a lot more things to be said about Mandela's house but I suggest you go out and experience it yourself
  • The place is beautiful. A lot of tourist activity. On the day we went the ATM slot was not working so we were unable to go in. One thing I disliked was a local photographer who was literally forcing people to take pictures and people have their own cameras.

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