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Vilakazi Street

Soweto, South Africa
+27 11 536 2253
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a South African but I must say it is kinda embarrassing for me to say I visited Vilakazi Street in Soweto Johannesburg for the first time on 02 December 2017. I could not believe that I was in the heart of a South...More

Thank nokuzukam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lunch stop and visited Mandela’s House. Vibrant streets with many shops, restaurants and stalls to sell almost anything and everything. Many dancers as well.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this street to be the least interesting and most touristy part of a day long guided tour of Soweto. I did not go in the Mandela home which is now a museum since it seemed touristy. There were lots of vendors on the...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. It has a big heart, a very warm welcome, and it takes a long time to walk down the street due to the number of conversations you will have en route (!). I spent every day of my trip in Soweto...More

Thank elouise36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure whether seeing it from the top of a bus gives a better view or poorer, but I would love to bring visitors back. This is a great spot for a stroll or a stop at one of the restaurants.

Thank robr590
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our year end function at the restaurant and received exceptional service. The food was amazing. The manager Dave was a pleasure to deal with. Truly a top notch experience. I will be back with my family.

Thank Chantel W
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I've been to Vilakazi Street a few times now and it just doesn't get old. Yes there are streams of tourists all the time but I think that's just part of the package. The array of restaurants to choose from is what makes this place...More

Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Vilakazi street is Famous for being the Only street in the world to have residents who won the Nobel Prize. Nelson Mandela and Reverend Desmond Tutu. We had a guide who drove us here. The Neighborhood Soweto is also where 13 year old boy Hector...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This street is not what it used to be when the inhabitants still lived there. The houses have been turned into high priced eateries.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This street looks ordinary enough but it is the only street in the world to play home to two Nobel Laureates- Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Mandela's house is open to the public for a fee while Tutu's house can only be glimpsed behind a...More

Thank Jennie W
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