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Address: 15 Pine Road, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 673 5671
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US$140.84*
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Mahatma Gandhi and Satyagraha Private Tour of Johannesburg
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US$170.48*
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6-Hour Guided Johannesburg City Tour

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A Boutique hotel AND a museum

I stayed here at the beginning of an African adventure. This is not in an area with much else going on, but if you want to stay in a peaceful sanctuary, then stay here. It was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
harado
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minneapolis/saint paul
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minneapolis/saint paul
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here at the beginning of an African adventure. This is not in an area with much else going on, but if you want to stay in a peaceful sanctuary, then stay here. It was really lovely. They staff was wonderful. The grounds are calming, the decor is simple yet stylish. I really enjoyed my stay here. Next time... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I spent two nights here while visiting Johannesburg and we could not have picked a better hotel. The setting was incredible serene and tranquil, the rooms were comfortable and stylishly decorated, the staff was amazing, the food delicious, and there was the added bonus of getting so much incredible history of Gandhi's time in South Africa on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

A real beautifully curated home where Gandhi used to live, it honours his work and peaceful endeavours and is informative about his role in South Africa.

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chicago il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Growing up in India, you think you know all there is to know about the Mahatma and his teachings. However, the Satyagraha house in Joburg gives you an indepth perspective about Gandhi as a man on his way to being the Mahatma. While Natal and Durban have their Gandhi sites, the one in Joburg is where he stayed with Kallenbach... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Quiet and peaceful is this establishment. The receptionist and all staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed on two occasions for one night each and must say it was delightful. So much history and the little museum is so very interesting

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We spent a splendid night in this wonderful hotel with so much culture! It was very interesting to learn more about Gandhi and how he lived in South Africa. Next to that, the room was just beautiful and the stuff extremely nice and helpful. The food is amazing too, just a little salty! We loved it there for sure and... More 

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Theunissen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

what a experience. why could we not all se the love in other people end assist one another. and we all want to stand up and make life a better place

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

A visit to the Satyagraha house revealed facets of Gandhi's life that were hidden from the usual narrative. I did not know that Gandhi had spent more than 20 years in South Africa organizing the struggles of the oppressed. The Satyagraha house tour was given by one of the management responsible for maintaining the house. Time well spent.

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Bangalore
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379 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We visited this place on 16th May, 2016. Our original plan was to visit Pietermaritzburg to follow the life and times of MK Gandhi in South Africa. Somehow, that plan fell through and we were told that there was a place in Johannesburg where Gandhi lived for a while. This place was very well maintained by a French Company and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had called ahead to reserve lunch and when we arrived the welcome was warming and they started us off with lunch and then finished off with the tour of the place. The lunch is vegetarian and there is no menu. They just prepare a nice dish each day. Surprise menu was good. The lunch cost was R170 each (a... More 

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