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TThe Nelson Mandela Youth and Heritage Centre is situated in tiny Eastern Cape in the village of Qunu where Nelson Mandela grew up. Built on the ruins of Madiba’s primary school, the centre consists of community halls, craft manufacturing buildings, an administration centre, dining hall, a museum, resource centre, restaurant and sports halls.
GGuided tours of the area are conducted from the Youth and Heritage Centre and includes stops such as the local graveyard where Madiba’s three children and parents are buried, both his current and original homes, the local church, and various places important to his childhood.
Nelson Mandela Youth & Heritage Centre
MMostly the centre serves as a conference and venue for the surrounding community. Although other companies are able to hire out the facilities, preference is always given to local events no matter how big they are.
The first shebeens in South Africa were local bars and taverns where mostly working-class urban males could unwind, socialise, and escape the oppression of life during the Apartheid era.
The Steve Biko Centre is located in Ginsberg, King William's Town, Eastern Cape and entrance to the centre is free.
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Port Elizabeth's urban-based Route 67 is one of the most exciting and creative of South Africa's inner-city developments.
The Donkin Heritage Trail in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro city of Port Elizabeth is mainly based around the Central district, and consists of a large collection of historic Victorian buildings and monuments