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An experience that everyone should see, historic buildings, Heritage site and the architecture is incredible. Heavy doors make way for the imagination of days gone past of all the arms and troops that were housed there, and then acting as a doorway to the prison....More
We popped in after our visit to Constitutional Hill. Well worth the visit as it also contains the infirmary where Madiba stayed at one time. They also have some visiting exhibitions from time to time, make the effort too see it. We were glad we...More
Built in the late 1890’s and was one of five Forts constructed before the start of the Anglo Boer war of 1899 – 1902, after the war it was used as a Hospital on what was known as Hospital Hill and later as a prison...More
The entrance is kind of hard to find since it is on the back side of the building, but you may spend about an hour here as part of visiting Constitution Hill. There is some info on the history of the fort, and we did...More
This is typical of divide and rule of the apartheid regime. This is a place where leaders who fought the cruel system were housed and unfortunately it housed our leaders who were white and blacks were sent to Robben Island
Offers both an in depth view of the former oppresive old South Africa (Tour of the old Prison Fourt where famous activits were held prisoners) and a refreshing outlook on the future with the new Constitution court building, which I personaly think is beautiful. The...More
No visit to Johannesburg would be complete without a visit to Fort. i took a guest from New York and she found the visit fascinating. Nelson Mandela and many other people involved in the struggle against the laws were held here. The Court is very...More