What to do in Soweto

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Mandela House showing street scenes

Soweto Attractions

If you haven't traveled to Soweto yet, you're in for an amazing time. Fascinating history, splendid restaurants and fantastic tourist attractions are just some things that make this vibrant city so popular. Ready to discover the best of it?

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What to do in Soweto

Free Things to Do in Soweto

A trip to Soweto doesn't have to break the bank. You can leave your wallet behind if you check out:

Oppenheimer Tower - Spend time at this historic site and experience a part of the area's cultural heritage.

South Western Townships - Saunter down the sidewalks and lose yourself in the ambiance of this favorite location.

Germiston Lake - Take some time out close to the water to relax and revive your energy.

Credo Mutwa Cultural Village - Pay a visit and learn about the importance of this place to the local community.

Regina Mundi - No matter what you believe in, this site will invoke a sense of reverence.

Things to Do in Soweto with Kids

Soweto is an excellent destination for a family getaway. Bring the little ones along and enjoy these popular family friendly experiences together:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Soweto on a sunny day?
What to do in Soweto on a rainy day?
If it’s pouring down outside and you’re searching for something to do, throw down your umbrella and try an Apartheid Museum Half-Day Tour.
What should I not miss in Soweto?
Great sights are easy to come by here, however, Mandela House and Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial are a couple you just have to see.
Are there cheap things to do in Soweto?
There are lots of activities and tours here that are ideal if you’re traveling on a budget:

What can you do in Soweto for free?
You’ll barely have time to fetch your wallet out of your pocket with so many wonderful free things to do:

  • Maponya Mall
  • Germiston Lake
  • Avalon Cemetery
  • Credo Mutwa Cultural Village

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