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Constitution Hill - Braamfontein

 
 
 
Constitution Hill is a unique heritage site overlooking Johannesburg from Braamfontein. Constitution Hill was built in 1893, on the site of an old fort prison for political dissidents such as Gandhi and Mandela.

The site includes a museum and South Africa's Constitutional Court. The court is much more like a historical site while it is a working museum and also includes artworks (human rights themed engravings, tapestries, sculptures and paintings) of South African artists. collection . Whole site can be considered as a complex for human rights.

Wonderful architecture of the Constitution Hill attracts the visitors at first sight. It shows the South Africa's historical heritage. Inside the site, the complex named "Number Four" and "Woman's Jail" worth seeing with the brutalities of all kinds used to take place in the name of apartheid.

 
INFORMATION
Entrance Fee: R22 (adults), R75 (night tours), R40 (Special individual tours)
Opening Hours: 9am–5pm (Mon-Fri); 10am-3pm (Sat); Closed (Sun)
Tel: +27 (0) 11 381 3100
Web: http://www.constitutionhill.org.za

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1 Kotze Street, Braamfontein 2017, Johannesburg
 
 
 


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