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Constitution Hill

Constitutional Court | Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 381 3100
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Nowhere can the story of South Africa's turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. Constitution Hill is a national heritage site situated in the Johannesburg CBD and is home to the Constitutional Court of South Africa- the highest court in the country on constitutional matters. Once a place of injustice and brutality, where South Africa's leading political activists, including Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, were detained, the site has been transformed into a place of solidarity and democracy, home to the Women's Gaol museum, Number Four Museum, and Old Fort Museum. Apart from its engaging and gripping exhibitions, Constitution Hill is also open to the public for guided tours and has become an important platform for Heritage, Education, and Tourism related programmes. The vast variety of programmes hosted at Constitution Hill enable us to embrace current issues, celebrate days of national significance, address matters of public interest and create a forum for public debate. With its rich history and character Constitution Hill boasts of ideal platforms to educate and learn about South Africa's story. ConHill, as it is famously known, also offers a variety of multi-purpose venues, suitable for conferencing, performances, a large array of events and for public activities and programmes.
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Constitutional Court | Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This is a prison...on one side of the road the one for whites and on the other side of the Fort the prison for black people. It's a prison and so a place for infamy and bad treatments. Gosh ...these people have suffered so much.

Thank steph0808_12
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear steph0808_12, Thank you for visiting Constitution Hill and sharing your experience, we hope that you will continue to share the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our tour was very moving and made us more aware of the appalling conditions that so many suffered through for so many years. It is hard to believe that people could treat other people that way. Well worth the time!!

Thank TLS21850
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear TLS21850, Thank you for sharing your educational tour experience at ConHill, we hope you will continue to share the word with family and friends. Best Regards

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We spent about 1.5 hours here, at the beginning of a day-long tour. This is a good compliment to a visit to the Apartheid Museum and any visit you may do to Soweto. Only by visiting historical locations like this and investing the time to...More

Thank dbcgemstone
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear dbcgemstone, Thank you for visiting Constitution Hill and recommending us we hope you will continue sharing the word with family and friends Best Regards

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited the Constitutional Court as part of a tour. The building and exterior contain many works of art, most of them symbolic of the South African people's quest for and attainment of equality. The Court is very open in its proceedings, and the building...More

Thank RebelVirginia
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear RebelVirginia, Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience. We do hope that you will be back again in the future. Best regards,

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Pro’s 1) Start of Red Bus 2) Quick tour of South African History 3) Well labelled Con’s 1) In centre of JHB town, can be dangerous if you go through Hillbrow 2) Can depress certain people

Thank King_Size8888
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear King_Size8888, Thank you for visiting us and sharing your experience. Best Regards

Reviewed 6 November 2017

A most informative visit - I am South African, so visiting these places always makes me extremely emotional about how far we have come as a nation! I do feel that a little too much emphasis is placed on the plight of the black prisoners...More

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Thank Bernardina G
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Bernardina G, Thank you for visiting Constitution Hill, acknowledging our tours and sharing your informative experience. We hope you will continue to share the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was a very informative and interesting tourist venue. Our guide was excellent and we were lucky to be on tour with a high school group who were also very interested in the tour.

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Thank R3423CEdebbier
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear R3423CEdebbier, Thank you for visiting us, recommending our guided to and sharing your experience. Hope you will continue to share the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

A must visit, great history and hop-on-hop-off buses stop at the Constitution Hill. You can also enter the Constitutional Court during your visit.

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Thank Lourens-Esterhuyse
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Lourens, Thank you for visiting Constitution Hill, and sharing your experience hope you continue to share the word with family and friends. Best Regards.

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We didn't have a guide but explored the area on our own and it was well worth while. Unfortunately we didn't have enough time there as we had not realized beforehand how much there is to see. I learned a lot about the awful prison...More

Thank PicMorDaisies
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear PicMorDaisies, Thank you for visiting us and sharing your educational experience, we hope to see you again soon. Best Regards.

Reviewed 4 November 2017

The visit to Constitution Hill was a wonderful experience for me. Not only did I learn so much about South Africa under Apartheid, but it was related to our group by a very personable staff member in a relaxed atmosphere. Questions were answered thoroughly.

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Thank brendawS7264GT
ConHill-SA, Public Relations Manager at Constitution Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear brendawS7264GT, Thank you for visiting us, recommending our guided tour and sharing your experience, hope to see your again soon. Best Regards.

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sterner2016
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Hi sterner2016, the ConHill tours start at 9am. There is a guided tour departing every hour. Thank you!
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