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Vilakazi Street

Soweto, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked down Vilakazi Street after touring Soweto on foot for about 2 hours. With the developments taking place over the years, this place has really turned into an attraction for visitors to eat, drink and hang out in Soweto. You can see the homes of...More

Thank Stewart R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group concluded our Soweto tour by walking down Vilakazi Street. On the street is Mandela's home which was very interesting. We were able to walk through the house and see many mementoes from Winnie and Nelson Mandela. Down the street was the home of...More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living in SA and to visit such a historic site, what an awesome experience. Thanks to friends who were going, we joined them and their kids. Food was good but atmosphere was better and it was safe to walk/ride bicycles. Enjoy SA😊

Thank Baveshree P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at several excellent restaurants on this street. Also visited the Mandela house and outside of Desmond Tutu's house. The street dancers were very skilled. Lots of history on this street. Don't miss it.

Thank Neva W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were taken here, on our visit to Soweto, and how it has changed in 4 years. It is now full of life, with young street dancers, and has Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu's houses, with restaurants and shops. Well worth a visit.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The only Street in the world that has housed two no0bel peace prize winners . The mandela house museum is worth a vist

Thank adamschris
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It was interesting to visit this area, but it's definitely a tourist site. There were many street vendors set up, but also numerous people hustling tourists, offering to sing their "Welcome to Soweto" song and asking for money. It reminded me of visiting the French...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I actually love going to Vilakazi Street. But this visit the street people/beggars were plentiful and super aggressive!! It was really overwhelming and exhausting. My son and I went there for a meal and I was hoping to shop a bit with some of the...More

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We came through to Vilakazi street with a few people ,they where from overseas so we decided to show some of the tourist attractions Hector Pieterson Memorial,people where friendly ,and very happy to talk about the history of the place .

Thank graham a
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This street was home to both Nelson Mandela and Bishop Desmond Tutu so it is I think the only place in the world where 2 nobel prize winners have lived so close? You can visit Nelson Mandela's old house, and there are a few famous...More

Thank Brett S
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