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Johannesburg Fort

Kotze Street | Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 407 6111
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Kotze Street | Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 407 6111
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

one of pleces gives you nice experience if you like to take historical photos you must go there its nice

Thank Abdulla-Salem
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You will have to buy a ticket down at the Visitors Center near the Constitutional Court. This will allow you to go to the inside of the Johannesburg Fort as well as the Men's Prison and the Women's Prison. In the fort look out for...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 30 December 2016

There is not much left of the original fort, but the main entrance and other areas have been restored. It was converted into a prison and Nelson Mandela spent time here in a disgusting cell. Also you can see the isolation cells which will make...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our South African friend brought us here on the day of our arrival to Joburg and it was- I have to say -the best introduction to the local and SA national history. The Johannesburg Fort is part of the complex called Constitution Hill. The structure...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are visiting the Constitution Hill, yu have to see also the Fort. The Fort was built in 1893, iand it s one of the oldest buildings in Joburg. It was used as a fortress by Paul Kruger during the Anglo Boer War.I recommend...More

Thank olivehoover
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This site was ok. It's part of a old prison site and part of Constitutional Hill. As of matter of fact you both Constitutional Hill, the old women jail, and Johannesburg Fort is one.

Thank wilsonjones81
Reviewed 5 June 2016

another visit which caused me some distress - how can we have allowed such cruelty to be inflicted onto the native south Africans? Very thought provoking.

Thank x x
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Parking excellent, felt safe. Interesting about Nelson Mandela.Would visit again and take tourists. Interesting

1  Thank 991cr
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The fort is built to look like a hill from the outside to confuse the British. Inside the hill, the fort takes shape as a brick fort from the 1800's. Would recommend this fort as part of your tour of Johannesburg.

1  Thank TexasTraveler7507047
Reviewed 4 January 2016

My other review of Constitution Hill describes the whole tour on offer here, but making your own way around the Old Fort was incredible. Seeing Mandela's cell and some of the isolation cells here shows just how horrific recent history here was for those in...More

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