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Klipspruit Valley Road | Corner Union Road, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed October 13, 2019

This is the site where the Freedom Charter was signed so whilst the square is a bit rundown it is an important historical place with great significance for the townships.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Visiting the place where the South African Freedom Charter was written carries an important sense of the hope in its writing and the promises not yet fulfilled.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Molly C
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Historic monument. You can feel the history in this building where the Freedom Charter was agreed and signed. Difficult to photograph the full picture. Very atmospheric though. Situated in Kliptown in a rundown square, the building is memorable because of its significance in the history...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dragongeorge
Reviewed February 9, 2019

The square is so so. What matters is what it represents, what Walter Sisulu represents and what the words on the memorial represent. Glad to have seen it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

A should see as it relates to the history of independence and development of the new constitution. There are also several street vendors if interested.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TASunde
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a great afternoon there. Our guide Rudie explained everything, but the best part was eating and talking to the people around there. Great experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank partiumundoo
Reviewed September 14, 2018

The Standard Bank Soweto Wine Festival is a breath of fresh air. Being able to experience Soweto, and South Africans, in Soweto with premium wines and delicious food from local restaurants is a treat you should definitely do. It's always in the first weekend of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited the square on a sunny day however the architecture is quite stark, almost depressing. This square is bleak and simplistic educating visitors about the Charter of Rights of South Africa. I recommend going with a guide as it is in one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelingJ2014
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I found this part of Soweto fascinating. Surrounded by some of the poorest neighborhoods of Kliptown, this square dedicated to Walter Sisulu and the site where the Freedom Charter for South Africa was written up, long before Apartheid was inspirational. The simple monument offers a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

The square is rather austere but the central focus is the housing of the inscription of the original freedom charter. The square in in Kliptown in Soweto where life busies itself around also to remind us that much has to be done still to realise...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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