Credo Mutwa Village
A place of myth, the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village in the heart of Soweto contains remarkable sculptures and buildings by traditional healer, prophet and writer Credo Mutwa.
Johannesburg has a rich history, remembered through its many memorials and monuments.Buildings & sites
Johannesburg's eclectic past is reflected in its buildings and heritage sites, from Iron Age sites through to colonial influenced buildings designed by Herbert Baker.
16 JUNE TRAIL
On 16 June 1976 Soweto erupted and the flames engulfed the whole country – the spark a protest march by schoolchildren. Follow in their footsteps along the heritage trail through the township.GANDHI IN JOHANNESBURG
To be in Johannesburg is to walk in the footsteps of greatness, for it is the foundry that forged two of the 20th century's greatest leaders - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at the beginning and Nelson Mandela later.
Find out more about Johannesburg's tumultuous history and its diverse people and places by reading the plaques at significant sites around the city.
From statues and sculptures to murals and reliefs, there are many works of art dedicated to people or events that had a significant impact on the history of Johannesburg.
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A subway wall becomes a canvas for memories. Linking Fordsburg with the old suburb of Fietas, the massive mural reminds us of a vibrant time passed – destroyed by apartheid.