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Johannesburg, South Africa, is growing fast. Skyscrapers and smart office blocks are springing up and exciting music venues, theatres and bars add a dynamic twist. Explore the emotional Apartheid Museum, the popular 7th Avenue in Melville and the fascinating Origins Centre. Visit the township of Soweto – in 1933 the Slums Clearance Act meant black people were forcibly evicted from the inner cities and into Soweto. Today, the township is home to a million people. You can take a guided tour here or even stay at one of our Soweto hostels and meet the welcoming locals. Make time to visit the Hector Pieterson Memorial & Museum which was erected in memory of the tragic 1974 student protest. Or visit the former residence of Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela.
Johannesburg hosts a wide variety of local events and festivals. Visitors who are interested in spending time in the city or the surrounding area may wish to check out forthcoming events before they arrive in order to make the most of their time in Johannesburg.
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