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The ramparts that surround canada goose outlet new jersey the hilltop in central Johannesburg once contained a feared prison that held Mohatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela (though not, of course, at the same time). After the end of apartheid, the notorious site was transformed into the highest court in the land.

The old cells became a museum, and the ramparts a walkway overlooking the skyline. Outside the chambers of the Constitutional Court, artwork lines the corridors, interpreting the freedoms enshrined in South Africa’s Bill of Rights.

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The backpackers organizes tours by bicycle and by tuk tuk that take in the tourist highlights, but also in workers’ hostels, churches and community centers that give a sense of the rhythm of life.

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Visiting the museum doesn’t take long, but it’s impossible to see Soweto without stopping at its most iconic addresses.

Other homes along the road have been transformed into restaurants, from homestyle buffets to a swanky wine bar.

A short walk from the upper end of Vilakazi Street, the Hector Pieterson Memorial remembers the most famous victim of the 1976 uprising in Soweto, when a peaceful student protest demanding better education was crushed by apartheid police.

Hector Pieterson was 13 when he was shot dead and the photo of his body being carried away became an iconic image of the student protests.

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Yes, the canada goose deals museum is a canada goose black friday uk searing look at the devastation that apartheid wrought on South African society, but it’s also a much broader look at the country’s more distant history as well, delving into the conditions that allowed apartheid to emerge.

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A room of limp hangman’s nooses pays homage to victims of the state’s executions. Audio and video records bring to life the memories of that era, a past so recent that some of the people featured are still alive.

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The museum holds a significant collection by African artists, but also hosts international exhibitions, including a major show of Andy Warhol screen prints. Entrance is free, and the museum’s cafe serves one of the most affordable and tastiest lunches in town.