Nelson Mandela attractions
A trip to Robben Island and the Robben Island Museum will shed some light on Nelson Mandela's years in prison. Spend some time in his tiny cell and imbibe the atmosphere of this significant World Heritage Site.
2The Mandela Museum, Mthatha
Located in the Bhunga building in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, this part of the 3-location Mandela Museum traces Nelson Mandela's journey as told in his autobiography 'A Long Walk To Freedom'.
NB: The Bhunga building will be closed from August for more than two years for renovations. The exhibition will be moved to the Nelson Mandela Youth and Heritage Centre in nearby Qunu, where Nelson Mandela grew up.
3The Voting Line statue, Port Elizabeth
4The Nelson Mandela Youth and Heritage Centre, Qunu
5Mandela House Museum, Soweto
6Liliesleaf Heritage Site, Johannesburg
7Constitution Hill, Johannesburg
8The Nelson Mandela Bridge, Johannesburg
9Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg
The Nelson Mandela statue on Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton is a favourite place for tourists to have photographs taken with a gigantic Madiba. There's another well-known Nelson Mandela statue in Cape Town at the entrance to the Groot Drakenstein prison.
10Alexandra Yard Precinct, Johannesburg
Not many people are aware that Nelson Mandela first stayed in the township of Alexandra when he first came to Johannesburg from the Eastern Cape. Visit the one-room house on Stanley Road where Madiba lived.