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Constitution Hill

Constitutional Court | Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 381 3100
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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

what I loved about the court is the fact that there are some features inside that are having a very significant history behind them, for example the wear trees inside the court chamber are said to be representing justice under a tree, which is in...More

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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear tubenis, Thank you for visiting ConHill and learning about the history of the country and the future. We hope that you will recommend us to friends and family. Best regards

Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a great day and I need to go back and explore more. Brenda was a great tour guide and she threw in a joke or two

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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 744rutht, Thank you for visiting us and for commending Brenda for her tour delivery. Best regards

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to Constitution Hill as first year students at the University of the Witwatersrand. What I thought would turn out to be the most boring excursion I have ever been on, turned out to be the best one U have ever been on. The...More

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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear karabon994, Thank you very much for coming on tour with your fellow student. We are pleased tat the tour had a good impression on you. We hope that you will recommend it to others. Best regards

Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a very informative tour and the info was well presented it made my understanding of the conditions the local people went through

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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear graeme s, Thank you for visiting us and for recommending our tour. We hope you will return again in the future. Best regards

Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see visit if you are in Johannesburg even for a day. Very well organize and interesting, you won't regret it

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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Maria Angela G, Thank you for visiting us and recommending our tours. Best regards,

Reviewed 3 days ago

Let us spend the time we want by looking observing the constitution hill, not to move us to the other side after a minute or so.More

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ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear vusumzij, Thank you for visiting us. Your concern about the tour being fast is certainly noted, we will be sure to share with our tour guides. We do however recommend that after doing the guided tour, our visitors can spend time self-walking, and go...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Despite ongoing political challenges, Constitution Hill shows how the South African people took back their country and established one of the world's most ambitious democracies. The building is a masterpiece of symbolic architecture, translating traditional values into modern designs. From using bricks from the torn...More

Thank Jeffrey S
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jeffrey S, Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience. The site indeed does symbolise a transition from the past to the future. Please do continue to recommend us to friends and relatives. Best regards.

Reviewed 4 days ago

It was an all round great experience, which portrays an honest and accurate representation of south african culture and history.

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

Dear E565TBclaudiob, Thank you for visiting us and sharing your experience. We hope that you will tell more friends and family about the site. Kind regards.

Reviewed 5 days ago

tour guides were excellent on everything, their knowledge about the place was amazing I even personally leant a lot of things about my country that as a former history learner could not access from school, it really was amazing and as a law student I...More

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

Dear phumizilek, Thank you for visiting us. We are grateful to hear that the site inspired you and gave you more knowledge about the country. Best regards

Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth a visit, brings back the sad reality of apartheid. Safe and clean, take time to read and see the exhibits

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

Dear VonVintlo, Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your feedback of the site. Best regards.

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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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