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Credo Mutwa Cultural Village

Soweto, South Africa
+27 84 321 8530
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The life of the Artist

One has to have a liking/appreciation for Credo Mutwa's works of art and his philosophies. Having... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
kdgarlipp
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Pretoria, South Africa
Joburg's very own Gaudi

This reminded me of a much smaller and less visited and rundown version of Gaudi's Park Guell in... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
juzreed
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Johannesburg
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Soweto, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

One has to have a liking/appreciation for Credo Mutwa's works of art and his philosophies. Having met him personally year ago during the struggle years, this was another piece in the puzzle of this great man. If you visit this site, also visit the adjacent...More

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This reminded me of a much smaller and less visited and rundown version of Gaudi's Park Guell in Barcelona. There are free guides - look for the guys in denim shirts with tour guide labels. It is located inside the Oppenheimer park. We have our...More

Thank juzreed
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Lebo Was our guide!!! Excelent! So much knowledge. We were able to learn about soweto history and about Credo Mutwa and african traditional believes.

Thank J0annaLM
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This village has a big history in Soweto. Don't miss it. It's not promoted enough. There is a tower in there from where you can see the whole Soweto place.

Thank Yasmin P
Reviewed 9 July 2015

A great outdoor museum about the history of the people of Africa. Also what a great panoramic view of Soweto.

2  Thank Nathan N
Reviewed 5 August 2014

For a fascinating hour that drops you into a completely strange and utterly new world, you must visit the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village in Soweto. This is no ordinary village. Throughout we saw large clay figures that told the story of African culture. They were...More

3  Thank dsrtgrl
Reviewed 20 May 2014

The history is very rich especially when guided by the residence tour guide.You learn a lot about the history of SOWETO

3  Thank Wilhemina K
Reviewed 19 December 2013

take tourists young and old and the guide on the premises gives a well explained an interesting talk about the works of Credo Mutwa and his prophesies. The art work is very traditional.

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 26 February 2013

No tour of Soweto would be complete without a visit to this open area museum. Like myself, I suspect that most people outside of South Africa would have never heard of this man. However, he was some kind of psychic who predicted many events including...More

Thank Garry C
Reviewed 17 September 2011

The Credo Mutwa Cultural Village is in Soweto and well worth a stop while seeing Nelson Mandela's house. Credo Mutwa is a Zulu traditional healer and artist. Although he no longer lives there, the site contains reconstructions of traditional Zulu homes as well as his...More

5  Thank chicasperditatas
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