Constitution Hill is the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.

Constitution Hill is the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.

The South African Airways Museum Society was founded in 1986 by individuals within South African Airways and interested outside parties with the aim of preserving the history of South African Airways as well as that of general civil aviation in South Africa.

The South African Airways Museum Society was founded in 1986 by individuals within South African Airways and interested outside parties with the aim of preserving the history of South African Airways as well as that of general civil aviation in South Africa.

Named after the famous Melrose Abbey in Scotland, Melrose House was built in 1886 by prosperous Pretoria businessman George Jesse Heys. Today this elegant house museum stands as a superb example of the transition of Victorian to Edwardian architectural styles and interiors.

Melrose huis in Pretoria. Hier is die Vrede van Vereeniging geteken op 31 Mei Dit bring 'n einde aan die AB oorlog.

The great grey colossus can be seen from all directions as you near Pretoria… the massive Voortrekker Monument, built in honour of the Voortrekkers (Pioneers), who left the Cape Colony in their thousands between 1835 and 1854. The architect was Gerard Moerdijk and it was his ideal to design a "monument that would stand a thousand years to describe the history and the meaning of the Great Trek to its descendants."

The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa: Little House on the Prairie meets colonial violence meets monumental fascist-esque architecture. Very special to the Afrikaner people

SA National Railway and Steam Museum is the perfect place to bring your children to learn about the fascinating history of the South African railways.

SA National Railway and Steam Museum is the perfect place to bring your children to learn about the fascinating history of the South African railways.

The Origins Centre boasts an extensive collection of rock art from the Wits Art Research Institute. At the centre visitors can see the earliest images made by humans, found in South Africa.

The Origins Centre boasts an extensive collection of rock art from the Wits Art Research Institute. At the centre visitors can see the earliest images made by humans, found in South Africa.

The Apartheid Museum , the first of its kind, illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.

The Apartheid Museum , the first of its kind, illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.

A commemoration of the 566 people who died as part of the student uprising in Soweto which took place on June 16, 1976, this museum hosts photos, media and other memorabilia from the time and is also located close to Hector Peterson Memorial.

Hector Pieterson - the first child to be shot in the Soweto Uprising - June 1976 - Soweto (Sam Nzima)


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Constitution Hill is the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.

Constitution Hill is the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.

The Standard Bank Art Gallery in Newtown has been completely refurbished and provides a spectacular array of art and exhibits.

The Standard Bank Art Gallery in Newtown has been completely refurbished and provides a spectacular array of art and exhibits.

The Apartheid Museum , the first of its kind, illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.

The Apartheid Museum , the first of its kind, illustrates the rise and fall of apartheid.

Rissik Street post office, Johannesburg. Now in a state of disrepair.

Johannesburg's oldest public building built in 1897 during the time of President Paul Kruger.

street market, Kliptown, Soweto, South Africa

ROADBLOCK: Shop for 5 items @ market, Soweto, South Africa & donate to orphanage.

Robinson Bank, Simmonds Street, Johannesburg by HiltonT, via Flickr. In later years this was the site of Barclay's Bank, Simmonds Street branch.

Postcard View Amongst the leading institutions of the town, founded by Mr. It is a handsome block, situated in Market Square at the corner of Simmonds Street.

Hiermee hervat ons ons Fotos uit die verlede reeks.  Die foto is geneem in Durban 1900. Op die stadium was die AB oorlog in volle swang en het die hawe by Durban as 'n invoergebied vir Britse troepe en proviante gedien.

Die foto is geneem in Durban Op die stadium was die AB oorlog in volle swang en het die hawe by Durban as 'n invoergebied vir Britse troepe en proviante gedien.

Colosseum Theatre, Johannesburg (1954)

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