The name coming from south west township. Starting about 15 km away from the center of Johannesburg, it comprises some 63 sq km and is where an estimated one million people live. Deepkloof Extension, viewpoint of Soweto Towers, Kliptown Charter, Shanty town, Matchbox and elephant Houses and Hostels are some of the highlights. You will visit the only street in the World with two Nobel Peace Price residents, see the inside of Nelson’s Mandela’s former Soweto home and Hector Pieterson Memorial – dedicated to the young boy who was the first fatality of the June 1976 uprising. Add a visit to a local restaurant (Sakhumzi) for lunch where you can taste the famous soweto – burger or African recipes.
Gauteng, South Africa