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I am so glad I decided to visit Mandela house. It put things into perspective and has been well done
Was impressed how they preserved his house and added various bits to make it interesting
We visited it on a half day tour of Soweto...More
Visiting here doesn't take long, but it drives home the fact that Nelson Mandela came from humble origins and with very few possessions. This was also the first place I had ever heard Xhosa speaking as our guide said a few words in that language...More
The renovation from April 2008 to March 2009 restored the original Mandela House and made it more accessible for visitors. The house is full of documents and photos of Mandela and Winnie. I would allow at least 2 to 3 hours to fully enjoy.
It was interesting to see the small 2 bedroom home and read the stories. A lot of certificates on the wall. Listen to the stories outside in the garden while watching the street performers. If you stop to look at the wares on the street...More
Anyone interested in SA history will really want to visit here, but it is somewhat "hail to the chief" with its certificates and statements. ...
The guide showing us around as a student intern did a good if rushed job, and he didn't hover for...More
Yes, you get to see Mandela's house (about a 3 room house with some of his awards and other items). You also see the burn marks and bullet holes from when his house was attacked. All that, however, takes about 10 minutes. It would go...More