Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was without a shadow of a doubt a great man and is the biggest icon and idol to come out of South Africa and that is why his life is worth documenting so future generations know what it means to struggle and come out on the other end having persevered. However, before future generations come, we have packaged this great man’s life story in a great full day tour known as the Mandela Legacy Day Tour from Johannesburg giving you a day in the life of Mandela with all the most significant places of his life found in Johannesburg being showcased to you.
This Johannesburg Day Tour takes you on a journey starting off at Liliesleaf which was a sort of sanctuary for Mandela during the apartheid struggle. This attraction shares all the struggles during the years of Apartheid rule. You then move on to the Nelson Mandela Foundation which is the last offices which the great man occupied before his passing. This place holds some personal belongings of Mandela that one would find interesting. You then visit the Constitutional Hill where Mandela was held for some time. This place holds great significance as many struggle heroes were held here such as Mahatma Gandhi, Winnie Mandela and many more. From Constitutional Hill we will make our way to Chancellor House which is in downtown Johannesburg and is the earliest workings of Mandela as this was his law firm where he practiced. Thereafter we make our way to Mandela House in Soweto in Vilakazi Street. This was Madiba’s residential house in 1946 up until 1962 with his family. You will get the chance to explore the great man’s house and get an inside look into his family home. Lastly, we will get to see the Apartheid Museum which basically gives your insight into the role Mandela had during the apartheid era. With all that why would you want to miss a chance to walk the footsteps of Nelson Mandela. Book now to say you followed in the footsteps.
Pick up at your establishment in Sandton or Johannesburg.
Travel from Liliesleaf to Houghton Nelson Mandela Foundation
After our time at Liliesfarm we travel to the Neslon Mandela Foundation in Houghton Johannesburg to the last offices which Mr Nelson Mandela occupied before his passing.
Nelson Mandela was last at his Houghton officeson the 18 th of November 2010.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation was established in 1999 when its Founder, Mr. Nelson Mandela, stepped down as the President of South Africa and needed an office to continue his charitable work.
The Foundation is a beacon created to establish the protection and preservation of the memory of Mr Mandela and contains archives of his life and times , work and writing.
Here we will find origional pieces of history pertaining to the President such as his brief case, noble price medal and Xhosa mountain attire. Accompanied by exhibitions this is sure to be a place of true learning and education.
Travel to Constitutional Hill.
Once we finish over at the Nelson Mandela Foundation we head out just nearby to the Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg near Braamfontein for a look at the site of incarceration in South Africa that imprisoned a number of renowned men and women within its wall of the Constitutional Hills Old Fort, Womens Jail and Number Four.
Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Ghandi, Winnie Madikizela, Joe Slovo and so many others were imprisoned in this jail and this place is now museum. This museum now tells the story of the state of the prison, the role it played in South African History and what it currently stands for now post apartheid
Nelson Mandela was held in this prison during the famous treason trial of 1956.
The Constitutional Hill is a very important historic place in the South Africa we see today, a place rooted in a rough past and new beginnings.
Travel Chancellor House
The Nelson Mandela House or Mandela House is the house located on Vilakazi Street Orlando West Soweto in South Africa and was the residential house where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 up until 1962 with his family.
Located on 8115 at the corner of Vilakazi street and Ngakane street this house is not far from the Tutu house which was also the residential home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
This is also the place which Nelson Mandela return to after being released from prison in 1990.
This house is a true depiction of Mandela and his life with his family. The home has since 1999 been declared a National Heritage Site as a monument into the long-fought struggle against the apartheid regime showcasing that even in the smallest and insignificant of places, light and courage can be found and this is your next stop after lunch.
Travel to the Apartheid Museum
The Apartheid Museum is our last stop on this Mandela Legacy tour where we get a true and final depiction on the magnitude of the Apartheid regime and the role Nelson Mandela, and his peers played in overcoming it.
The Apartheid Museum was opened in November 2001. It is part of the Gold Reef City complex. Apartheid Museum Tours illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.
The Apartheid Museum Tour shows how South Africa were before apartheid ended in 1994. The Museum has about 22 exhibitions with each highlighting the various struggles during Apartheid era. The Exhibitions include the Nelson Mandela Release and the Mandela Presidency amongst the others.
Our guided tour ends here as we head back to your establishment.
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