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Heritage in South Africa

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South African Heritage is a rich history that dates back to some of the earliest human settlements in the world. Visit the numerous historical sites that will tell the story of our past, celebrate the country’s achievements and contribute to redressing past inequities.

Most popular  Heritage sites to visit:
Voortrekker Monument Voortrekker Monument
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The Voortrekker Monument, a unique South African heritage treasure, serves as an ideal venue for exclusive classical music performances and choral performances.

Genadendal Genadendal  
Genadendal is the oldest mission station on the continent of Africa and was one of the most progressive communities at the Cape during the 19th century.

 
Nelson Mandela National Museum Nelson Mandela National Museum  
Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize.

 
uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park  

uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park is one of South Africa`s prime eco-tourist destinations. Here you can savour the ultimate freedom of great open spaces in a world of gigantic peaks and butresses.


 
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Kimberley - Northern Cape Kimberley - Northern Cape  
Kimberley, was founded around a big hole about 800m deep when diamond diggers and about 30000 workers excavated the diamond pipe.

 
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The Greatness of Gandhi The Greatness of Gandhi  
It was at Pietermaritzburg station, where he was ejected from a first class train compartment, that Gandhi was alerted to the plight of Indians in Natal.