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FFrom the rolling hills and scattered villages of Qunu in the Eastern Cape, to reverent reflections in the prison cells of Robben Island, to the sacred sidewalk on Vilakazi Street in Soweto – follow in the footsteps to freedom of South Africa’s most iconic hero – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. 

Nelson Mandela touched the world with his inspirational story and now, in this, his centenary year, you can experience his legacy at 100 destinations across South Africa.

Download the Madiba’s Journey app, walk in the footsteps of greatness and find the Nelson Mandela in you.

 

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The Old Synagogue - from Jewish place of worship to historic courtroom

The Old Synagogue - from Jewish place of worship to historic courtroom

Paul Kruger Street Synagogue, the first synagogue to be constructed in Pretoria, was expropriated by the government in 1952 and converted into a special Supreme Court.

Emirates Airline Park - How Emirates Airline Park played host to SA’s post-apartheid reconciliation

Emirates Airline Park - How Emirates Airline Park played host to SA’s post-apartheid reconciliation

Emirates Airline Park played a significant role in South African sporting history, after hosting the 1995 Rugby World Cup final.

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is committed to preserving the work of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Johannesburg City Hall Steps - Stand with activists and resistance fighters.

Johannesburg City Hall Steps - Stand with activists and resistance fighters.

The City Hall steps in Johannesburg have seen many protest meetings and people including Nelson Mandela speaking from them.

Pretoria Central Prison - Pretoria Central Prison bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past

Pretoria Central Prison - Pretoria Central Prison bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past

Pretoria Central Prison is arguably the most infamous prison where Mandela was held before he was transferred to Robben Island.

Steve Biko Museum, a journey of remembrance and discovery through our struggle history.

Steve Biko Museum, a journey of remembrance and discovery through our struggle history.

The Steve Biko Centre is located in Ginsberg, King William's Town, Eastern Cape and entrance to the centre is free.

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Marathon

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Marathon

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Marathon

FNB stadium - Step into the “calabash” one of Africa’s biggest stadiums.

FNB stadium - Step into the “calabash” one of Africa’s biggest stadiums.

The FNB stadium continues to be the preferred platform of choice for the Soweto derby involving Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.

Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation - Retreat into Madiba’s home and experience his legacy.

Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation - Retreat into Madiba’s home and experience his legacy.

Retreat into Madiba’s home at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation and walk in the footsteps of greatness.

Kholvad House, landmark of the South African liberation struggle

Kholvad House, landmark of the South African liberation struggle

Flat 13 Kholvad House remains one of Johannesburg’s most treasured heritage gems.

Take a journey into the centre of Africa’s rich heritage at the Regina Mundi Church

Take a journey into the centre of Africa’s rich heritage at the Regina Mundi Church

Regina Mundi Church a struggle landmark and a tourist attraction that continues to serve the community.

Cape Town City Hall – A grand old building.

Cape Town City Hall – A grand old building.

Cape Town City Hall – A grand old building.

Palace of Justice - Beyond a reasonable doubt: Five reasons why Palace of Justice warrants a visit

Palace of Justice - Beyond a reasonable doubt: Five reasons why Palace of Justice warrants a visit

Nelson Mandela and other political leaders stood trial in the Rivonia treason trial at the Palace of Justice in 1964.

Explore St George's Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in southern Africa

Explore St George's Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in southern Africa

At St George's Cathedral, the church kept its doors open to people of all races throughout the apartheid era.

Alexandra heritage precinct - Historic and iconic

Alexandra heritage precinct - Historic and iconic

Explore the Alexandra Heritage Precinct, a moving testament to Mandela’s strength.

Houses of Parliament –The heart of Cape Town

Houses of Parliament –The heart of Cape Town

Houses of Parliament –The heart of Cape Town

Feed your appetite for Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours.

Feed your appetite for Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours.

Feed your appetite for Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours.

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon

Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon

Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg.

The Saxon Hotel - Snuggle into all that the Saxon has to offer.

The Saxon Hotel - Snuggle into all that the Saxon has to offer.

Beneath the warm and tree-lined Johannesburg skies you’ll find the City of Gold’s luxurious Saxon Hotel.

Nobel Square - A tribute to great men

Nobel Square - A tribute to great men

Tribute to great men Nobel Square, Cape Town

In memory of those who sacrificed everything. Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct, Gauteng

In memory of those who sacrificed everything. Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct, Gauteng

In memory of those who sacrificed everything Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct, Gauteng

Nelson Mandela Bridge

Nelson Mandela Bridge

The Nelson Mandela Bridge - A fitting tribute to a great leader

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