KOL Café based in Meadowlands Soweto is an upmarket eatery in the heart of Soweto. We don't just offer a delictable menu but we offer a vibe just as good
Attractions in Soweto
Welcome to Endaweni Sports Bar, the home of sports fanatics. It is located in Ndofaya, well known as Meadowlands. In this sports bar, match viewing is an event like no
Wandie's Place is a local restaurant in Dube, Soweto, operating out of what used to be a typical Soweto four-roomed house. During the 1980s the house was used as
The bicycle tours by Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers allow you to explore the country’s most dynamic township on a bicycle and take in its neighbourhoods, residents and history – up close
The tuk-tuk tours offered by Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers give tourists the mobility to get around Soweto’s nooks and crannies, while still allowing them to interact with the locals and
Soweto Outdoor Adventures, situated next to the iconic Orlando Towers, offers tours of the country’s biggest township – with a difference.
Vilakazi Street is the Soweto street of the greats named after Dr Benedict Wallet Vilakazi, a distinguished writer and educator who wrote the first poetry book published in Zulu.
The Box Shop is a business incubator promoting up-and-coming Soweto-based clothing and design brands. It is located at the top of Soweto’s famous Vilakazi Street. The distinctive two-storey contemporary b
As in many other cities around the world, City Sightseeing’s red hop-on, hop-off buses have become a familiar sight on Johannesburg's roads. They’re certainly one of the best way
Johannesburg and Gauteng traffic may not be quite as overwhelming as that of Mumbai or Cairo, but it’s still one of our worst thieves of time. Get your precious h
Incorporating a bustling bar, a shisa nyama and a car wash, KwaLichaba is the quintessential Soweto weekend hangout, located right in the township's tourist centre, Orlando West.
The June 16 Memorial Acre faces Morris Isaacson High School in central Jabavu, Soweto, one of the schools from which students marched to lead the Soweto Uprising of 1976.
The dynamic Raymond Rampolokeng runs Bay of Grace Tours, which offers birdwatching tours in the wetland areas of Soweto, including the Orlando and Moroka dams. Raymond is an avid conservationist,
The landmark Soweto Theatre opened in 2012 and is Soweto’s first formal, dedicated performance space. The impressive building has a curved box-like structure and is covered in brightly coloured ceramic t
This trailblazing store deep in the Soweto suburb of Mofolo has been selling its own clothing brand, Thesis Lifestyle, since 2008 under the slogan, "Define Yourself."
Located in the centre of Soweto’s most famous thoroughfare, Vilakazi Street, the Soweto Travel Bar is the place to start your township visit. The concept was launched in September 2015 b
Housed in an old hardware store on the edge of the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication next to the upmarket Soweto Hotel & Conference Centre, this innovative and compact museum
The SoWeToo minibus is the Soweto extension of the Johannesburg City Sightseeing bus route and can be joined at the Gold Reef City stop.
A street or two away from the famous Vilakazi Street strip, this is the home of Soweto Gold, the first township craft beer in South Africa. Soweto Gold was founded
The Orlando Stadium, located in Soweto, is the home of one of South Africa’s biggest soccer teams, the Orlando Pirates.
Located on Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in the heart of the historic Kliptown area of Soweto, the Soweto Hotel & Conference Centre is the only 4-star hotel in the township
This colourful shisa nyama style restaurant and beer garden is a Soweto institution. Located at the foot of the iconic Soweto cooling towers, at this shisa nyama (a Zulu phrase
Kliptown, one of the oldest districts in Soweto, is an area steeped in history – violent, restorative, sad and uplifting. It was in Kliptown that the Freedom Charter was signed in 1955, a
Lebo's Soweto Backpackers is located in Orlando West, Soweto, and is within walking distance of the popular tourist destinations such as the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum, and buzzing Vilakazi
Soweto Outdoor Adventures, situated next to the iconic Orlando Tower, offers tours of Soweto with a difference.The company specialises in adventure tourism and leads quad bike tours through the
Located in the heart of Soweto, the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village is a museum-cum-outdoor exhibition of astounding sculptures and buildings created by African artist and traditional healer Credo Mutwa. The
In Orlando West, Soweto, on the corner of Vilakazi and Ngakane streets, you’ll find the modest house that Nelson Mandela and his family called home from 1946 to the 1990s. M
The R650-million Soweto shopping centre, Maponya Mall, was officially opened on September 27, 2007 by former South African president Nelson Mandela. It was the first such shopping centre in Soweto and
The Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum, situated in Orlando West, Soweto, commemorates the role of the country’s students in the struggle against apartheid. The two commemorative sites are just a
Thokoza Park, a park covering 4.5 hectares, is a popular outdoor recreational area in Rockville, Soweto. Within the park’s lush grounds, you’ll find Soweto’s first fountain and the Morok
Originally the site of a coal fired power station, the Orlando Towers have become one of the most distinctive landmarks in the neighbourhood of Soweto and the site of