Mandela House, Soweto

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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  • The nº 8115 single-storeyt red brick matchbox where Nelson Mandela lived prior to his arrest and briefly after his release from prison is an historic must-visit for anyone to immerse into his story...  more »
  • We stopped at Vilikazi Street on our Red Bus Tour and frankly, it has become seriously commercialized. Lots of people, (local and tourists), as well as artists trying to take advantage of the...  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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