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Constitution Hill

Constitutional Court | Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Nowhere can the story of South Africa's turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. Constitution Hill is a national heritage site situated in the Johannesburg CBD and is home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa- the highest court in the country on constitutional matters. Once a place of injustice and brutality, where South Africa's leading political activists, including Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, were detained, the site has been transformed into a place of solidarity and democracy, home to the Women's Gaol museum, Number Four Museum, and Old Fort Museum. Apart from its engaging and gripping exhibitions, Constitution Hill is also open to the public for guided tours and has become an important platform for Heritage, Education, and Tourism related programmes. The vast variety of programmes hosted at Constitution Hill enable us to embrace current issues, celebrate days of national significance, address matters of public interest and create a forum for public debate. With its rich history and character Constitution Hill boasts of ideal platforms to educate and learn about South Africa's story. ConHill, as it is famously known, also offers a variety of multi-purpose venues, suitable for conferencing, performances, a large array of events and for public activities and programmes.
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Constitutional Court | Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Constitution Hill is not a fun place to visit. It was a prison, and a particularly inhumane one. We took the shorter, one hour guided tour, and found the narrative from our outstanding guide to be compelling, if horrific. The visit ended on a positive...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

nice place to discover to see all person sufer not long time ago very sade and Unbelivable place to visit

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having done the 1 hour tour previously, I knew I wanted to take my parents who actually lived through apartheid for the full 2 hour tour. It was an awesome experience, thanks to amazing facilities, friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating staff. Would definitely take more visitors...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went into the future with hope, and a sense of freedom. It made me feel there is a future for us, the court is fair and treats all cases with evidence and justice and fairness. I felt very proud and privileged to be part of...More

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Thank jennymX7539VQ
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear jennymX7539VQ, Thank you for visiting Constitution Hill recommending your tour experience, wish to see you again soon. Best Regards.

Reviewed 5 days ago

South Africa has one of the strongest constitutions in the world. The Constitutional Court is a working court that is accessible to the public. The precinct comprises the prison where many South African men and women were incarcerated during Apartheid, and bears testimony to the...More

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Thank 362bella
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear 362bella, Thank you for visiting us and sharing your educational experience we hope you will continue the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 5 days ago

had a great time learning about our history. Nthabiseng was so great even my 13 and 9 year ols enjoyed it

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour of Constitution Hill which was really interesting, we took the two hour tour of life in the prison when it was in use and how the new court operates now. Our tour guide was interesting, passionate & informative and she...More

Thank Taralara44
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Taralara44, Thank you for visiting us sharing your experience and recommending our guided tour we hope you will continue sharing the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good tourguide, who was full of information and very lively and involved. We spent half a day on that hill and are not through with it yet! Still so much to see, the womens jail, etc....

Thank RebekkaCologne
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear RebekkaCologne, Thank you for visiting us sharing your experience and recommending our tour guides we hope to see you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

There's so much history here and a tour is the perfect way to experience the uncomfortable history of this place that also symbolizes freedom and hope. I think if you are spending only one day in JoBurg you should add this to your itinerary. It's...More

Thank jazzyjae2016
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear jazzyjae2016, Thank you for visiting us acknowledging our constitution history and sharing your experience, please do continue to share the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a prison from the apartheid era and where today the Constitutional Court is located. It is a very moving and hard experience, but if one wants to understand the extent of the impact of Apartheid absurd law system, it is definitely a must

Thank Dali2014
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dali2014, Thank you for visiting Constitution Hill and sharing your experience we hope you will continue sharing the word with family and friends. Thank you.

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sterner2016
9 August 2016|
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Response from ConHill-SA | Property representative |
Hi sterner2016, the ConHill tours start at 9am. There is a guided tour departing every hour. Thank you!
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