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Credo Mutwa Cultural Village

Opens in 6 min: 06:00 - 18:00
Open today: 06:00 - 18:00
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A place to relax and catch up on African cultural aspects

A good place to relax and have a picnic if you so wish, also catch up on cultural aspects that the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
tonykJ9442AM
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Johannesburg/Gaborone
Interesting, cultural, and peaceful

I visited with a local friend during a 2 month recent stay in Soweto, and found this place... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
elouise36
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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
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+27 84 321 8530
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

A good place to relax and have a picnic if you so wish, also catch up on cultural aspects that the African population practices and put forward by the famous Credo Mutwa himself.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tonykJ9442AM
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I visited with a local friend during a 2 month recent stay in Soweto, and found this place personally astonishing. I have witnessed these type of buildings and art across Rural parts of the Eastern Cape and KZN, but this little piece of Soweto felt...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank elouise36
Reviewed 28 August 2017

One has to have a liking/appreciation for Credo Mutwa's works of art and his philosophies. Having met him personally year ago during the struggle years, this was another piece in the puzzle of this great man. If you visit this site, also visit the adjacent...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This reminded me of a much smaller and less visited and rundown version of Gaudi's Park Guell in Barcelona. There are free guides - look for the guys in denim shirts with tour guide labels. It is located inside the Oppenheimer park. We have our...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Lebo Was our guide!!! Excelent! So much knowledge. We were able to learn about soweto history and about Credo Mutwa and african traditional believes.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank J0annaLM
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This village has a big history in Soweto. Don't miss it. It's not promoted enough. There is a tower in there from where you can see the whole Soweto place.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 716yasminp
Reviewed 9 July 2015

A great outdoor museum about the history of the people of Africa. Also what a great panoramic view of Soweto.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Nathan N
Reviewed 5 August 2014

For a fascinating hour that drops you into a completely strange and utterly new world, you must visit the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village in Soweto. This is no ordinary village. Throughout we saw large clay figures that told the story of African culture. They were...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank dsrtgrl
Reviewed 20 May 2014

The history is very rich especially when guided by the residence tour guide.You learn a lot about the history of SOWETO

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank Wilhemina K
Reviewed 19 December 2013

take tourists young and old and the guide on the premises gives a well explained an interesting talk about the works of Credo Mutwa and his prophesies. The art work is very traditional.

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Brenda D
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