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Dating back to 1877, the National Museum has developed into an institution of international stature. Intensive research is carried out in the natural and human sciences, and...

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Officially opened as a satellite of the National Museum in 1989, this Art Museum holds in trust a historical and contemporary collection of South African art. Oliewenhuis is...

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The uniqueness of the Free State National Botanical Garden is in its Succulent Garden and Garden of Hope. The Succulent Garden aims to introduce visitors to some of the...

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Vredefort Dome, approximately 120km south-west of Johannesburg, is part of a larger meteorite impact structure, or astrobleme. Dating back 2,023 million years, it is the oldest...

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On 19 October 1986, the aeroplane, in which President Samora Machel of Mozambique and his staff and prominent politicians were returning to Mozambique from a meeting in...

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Situated 350km east of Gauteng, the town of Barberton is rich in ancient and modern history. Some of the oldest rocks preserved on earth are found here in the Barberton...

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Escape to the Cape is a privately owned company offering complete travel solutions in South Africa. The company was founded in 2009 and hasgained national recognition for its...

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Krugerhof was the last residence of President S.J.P. Kruger. He realised his ideal to have access to the sea without passing through British Territory with the opening of the...

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Designed around a magnificent plane tree avenue and other century-old trees, this historic garden enthrals visitors with displays of indigenous forest and grassland plants....

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The Old Prison

KwaZulu-Natal

The Old Prison can count 127 years of history including the Colonial times, Apartheid, the Liberation struggle, the political struggle through to the dawn of a democratic South...

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En route to the Kruger National Park, this African garden occupies an outstandingly beautiful site in the subtropical heart of Mpumalanga province. The character of the Garden...

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The Hector Pieterson Museum is a heritage site intrinsically linked to the origins of the Soweto Uprisings and its aftermath. By 10.30 am on 16 June 1976, thousands of students...

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Apartheid Museum

Johannesburg

The Apartheid Museum is the story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and oppression. Beginning in 1948, the white elected National Party government initiated a...

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Mandela House Museum, on historic Vilakazi Street in Soweto, strives to be a world-class visitor attraction and a leading centre for the preservation, presentation and research...

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Kliptown, a suburb in the heart of Soweto, is the oldest residential district of Soweto and was first laid out in 1891 on land which formed part of Klipspruit (i.e. ‘rocky...

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iSimangaliso Wetland Park was listed as South Africa’s first World Heritage Site in recognition of its unique global values; no other place has comparable ecological processes...

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The Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site, is located remarkably less than an hour from both Johannesburg and Pretoria, and yet feels eons away from the big city. The...

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Maropeng

Gauteng

Maropeng, which means ‘returning to the place of origin’ in Setswana, the native language spoken in the area, is the official visitor centre for the Cradle of Humankind and...

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Maropeng Hotel

Johannesburg

TGCSA 4-Star HotelThe Maropeng Boutique Hotel is situated in the picturesque Cradle of Humankind and looks out onto spectacular views of the Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg...

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Sterkfontein Caves, one of the 13 fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, is less than an hour’s drive from the city and 10 minutes from Maropeng. The...

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