With a population of over 2 million, the biggest black urban settlement in Africa with a rich political history. Soweto was the centre of political campaigns aimed at the overthrow of the aparthrid state. The 1976 student uprising started in Soweto and spread to the rest of the country. Many of the insights on this route therefore have political significance.
Views of Soweto from Baragwanath Hospital
Hector Pieterson Memorial
Mandela House Museum