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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. 

Madiba 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 Madiba in you.

 

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Emirates Airline Park - How Emirates Airline Park played host to SA’s post-apartheid reconciliation (1)

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Emirates Airline Park - How Emirates Airline Park played host to SA’s post-apartheid reconciliation (1)

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

2010 FIFA World Cup™: Not a bird, not a plane, it’s SA’s flag flying high

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2010 FIFA World Cup™: Not a bird, not a plane, it’s SA’s flag flying high

After 6 years sustained hard work under the watchful eye of global critics, South Africa proved that it could successfully host the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.

Freedom Park – a celebration of humanity and freedom

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Freedom Park – a celebration of humanity and freedom

Freedom Park in Pretoria is a celebration of humanity and freedom.

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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

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

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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.

Delve into Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours

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Delve into Joburg’s culture and history with Past Experiences tours

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

Retrace the steps of Nelson Mandela at the 27 for Freedom Race

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Retrace the steps of Nelson Mandela at the 27 for Freedom Race

Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s historic walk to freedom at the 27 for Freedom Race event held at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre.

Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Triathlon

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Challenge yourself with the Midlands Ultra Triathlon

Challenge yourself with the Mandela Day Triathlon

The Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation - Retreat to Madiba’s home and experience his legacy

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The Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation - Retreat to Madiba’s home and experience his legacy

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

Museum Africa - Take a journey through Africa’s rich heritage

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Museum Africa - Take a journey through Africa’s rich heritage

Visit Museum Africa, Johannesburg’s social and cultural history museum and journey back into the glory years of the African continent’s past.

Regina Mundi Church - A symbol of hope

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Regina Mundi Church - A symbol of hope

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

Sakhumzi Restaurant - Soak up the kasi flavour at Sakhumzi Restaurant

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Sakhumzi Restaurant - Soak up the kasi flavour at Sakhumzi Restaurant

Soak up Soweto’s rich cultural atmosphere at an important South African tourist destination - Sakhumzi Restaurant.

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

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

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

Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon

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Nelson Mandela Square – An urban tribute to a universal icon

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

Mandela Rhodes Hotel - Old-world glamour meets new-age charm at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

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Mandela Rhodes Hotel - Old-world glamour meets new-age charm at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa

Old-world glamour meets new-age charm at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa.

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

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Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Drakenstein Correctional Centre

Nelson Mandela and his Houghton home

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Nelson Mandela and his Houghton home

Thousands gathered to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy outside his Houghton home after his passing in December 2013.

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

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Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished

Chancellor House – Where Mandela & Tambo Attorneys once flourished.

The ‡Khomani Desert San – SA’s ninth World Heritage Site

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The ‡Khomani Desert San – SA’s ninth World Heritage Site

The ‡Khomani San and their lands have been awarded the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ninth such site in South Africa.

Nelson Mandela Youth & Heritage Centre - Reliving the early years of Nelson Mandela’s life

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The Bhunga Building - Home of the Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha

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The Bhunga Building - Home of the Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha

Built to house the Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha, the Bhunga Building hosts a number of exhibitions in its three wings.

Church Square - Explore one of the oldest gathering places in Pretoria

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Church Square - Explore one of the oldest gathering places in Pretoria

Church Square dates back to 1855 and was a meeting place for all sorts of people. It is also the site of the Rivonia Treason Trial.

Tuynhuys - Steeped in history and with architecture that tells the tales

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Tuynhuys - Steeped in history and with architecture that tells the tales

Feed your hunger for all things beautiful with a visit to Cape Town.

Nelson Mandela Burial Site - The final resting place of Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela Burial Site - The final resting place of Nelson Mandela

For the first time since his death, Nelson Mandela’s gravesite will be open to the public.

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