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Vilakazi Street

Soweto, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I actually love going to Vilakazi Street. But this visit the street people/beggars were plentiful and super aggressive!! It was really overwhelming and exhausting. My son and I went there for a meal and I was hoping to shop a bit with some of the...More

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We came through to Vilakazi street with a few people ,they where from overseas so we decided to show some of the tourist attractions Hector Pieterson Memorial,people where friendly ,and very happy to talk about the history of the place .

Thank graham a
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This street was home to both Nelson Mandela and Bishop Desmond Tutu so it is I think the only place in the world where 2 nobel prize winners have lived so close? You can visit Nelson Mandela's old house, and there are a few famous...More

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a walk down memory lane as it is the only street famous for having housed 2 Nobel Peace Prize winners. A visit to Mandela House, Market stalls, the High school is a must. It's a pity Desmond Tutu's house is not open to...More

Thank Monde S
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A must-see. One can visit Hector Peterson memorial, Mandela's house, Desmond Tutu's house and relive the memories of the 1976 student uprising. More generally one can interact with the locals who are very friendly and willing to share stories from present and past. Unmissable opportunities...More

Thank concertoitaliano
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's busy, bustling with locals and tourists of all race and colour. There's shops and market stalls along the street with lots of restaurants and bars to chill and overlook the busy street in Soweto . The only place in the world that has 2...More

Thank shokara
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Like many other parts of South Africa, you should visit this place with a guide. There are historical restaurants, houses of Mandela and Tutu and hand craft shops. I found it interesting.

Thank Murat B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is the famous street where you can find the homes of Mandela and Tutu plus lots of restaurants serving local cuisine. Very popular with locals and tourists alike and a great walk when you are doing a tour of Soweto.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

It was depressing. If you ever wanted to feel like a walking ATM, this is the place to be. We couldn't walk more than three meters down Vilakazi street without anybody begging. And not always in a nice way. In the end we walked in...More

Thank Nora W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visited the restaurant after touring Soweto with guests. We were 15 patrons and the staff was so welcoming. Special table arrangement was done to make us comfortable. We were entertained with beautiful live and recorded music.

Thank 308patiencez
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