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Johannesburg, Gauteng

Sharpeville is a township situated between the two large industrial cities of Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging in southern Gauteng. Sharpeville is one of the oldest of six townships in the Vaal Triangle. Sharpeville Day has been commemorated since 21 March 1960, and since 1994 has been the official Human Rights Day public holiday.

Sharpeville Precinct Tours are arranged on a half-day or full-day basis with optional meals. On the tours, guests visit the site where peace negotiations took place and learn about the tragedy of the Sharpeville Massacre, and the subsequent events that played such a pivotal role in South Africa’s history. It’s a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the history of South Africa’s struggle for freedom.

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011 085 2500


124 Main Street, Marshalltown