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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. 

Nelson Mandela 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 Nelson Mandela in you.

 

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Pretoria Central Prison - Pretoria Central Prison bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past (1)

Pretoria Central Prison - Pretoria Central Prison bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past (1)

Pretoria Central Prison is arguably the most infamous prison where Mandela was held before he was transferred to Robben Island.

The Old Synagogue - from Jewish place of worship to historic courtroom

The Old Synagogue - from Jewish place of worship to historic courtroom

Paul Kruger Street Synagogue, the first synagogue to be constructed in Pretoria, was expropriated by the government in 1952 and converted into a special Supreme Court.

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

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

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

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

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

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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

Johannesburg City Hall Steps - Stand with activists and resistance fighters.

Johannesburg City Hall Steps - Stand with activists and resistance fighters.

The City Hall steps in Johannesburg have seen many protest meetings and people including Nelson Mandela speaking from them.

The Nelson Mandela Museum

The Nelson Mandela Museum

Walking in the footsteps of a great man - a remarkable museum dedicated to Madiba

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