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About Soweto

Soweto or South Western Township is a city in the province of Gauteng, Africa. This is where the mining industry in the country had its peak. It is now part of the huge city of Johannesburg as a suburb area. It is as busy as Johannesburg. Its public transportation for air, sea and land are always filled up by both locals and tourists. Cheap flights to Soweto are catered in the airport of Johannesburg. A ride at the famous Gautrain can easily take tourists to Soweto.

Orlando Power Station is a very historic landmark in this city. It served as a very efficient power plant during the Second World War. It is powered by coal and fire. For 50 long years, this power station never fell short in supplying power to millions of residents in Soweto. It is also a great way to experience a different kind of adventure. This tower is no longer working. It stopped years ago but the locals found a way to still earn something from it. There are bungee jumping spots located in the tower. Those who are up to something mind-blowing and blood-rushing find this so interesting.

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is also an attraction here. It is now the third largest hospital in the world. It lies on a 173 acre land. This is also an institution that offers quality education. Scientists from all over the world take time to visit this area because of the higher level of learning taught on it. There are hotels in Soweto that are close to this establishment. Some of them are packed with experts who are studying at the hospital’s educational center.

Hector Pieterson Museum is magnet to tourists, too. It is not the typical house of so many artifacts that look so boring. This is a museum that depicts the life of the numerous children who were massacred and slain in police operations. Cheap flights to Soweto are worth having because of the stories that unfold in this museum. It artistically shows the struggle faced by the school children especially during the Apartheid that started in the 70s.

Information about travelling to Soweto

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    R1.00(ZAR) = $0.05(USD)

Airports near Soweto

Oliver Reginald Tambo International (Jan Smuts International) (Johannesburg)