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In Gandhi’s Footstep Half Day

Johannesburg, South Africa (0)
from/per person 890.00
  • Tours in Johannesburg


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In Gandhi’s Footstep Half Day

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Gandhi arrived in 1893 to work as a legal representative for Indian immigrants, he became a leader of the struggle against segregation before leaving for India to fulfill his destiny. This journey truly gives you an insight into the philosophy of Gandhi and the legacy of his life in Johannesburg.

This tour is exceptional and gives you the opportunity to follow Gandhi when he was in South Africa. You can discover his actions, his daily life in Johannesburg, and help you understand his evolution later.

Follow the father of Indian independence in his daily life in south Africa

You will go to 6 different places: The Hamid Mosque, The Indian Crematorium, Gandhi’s House, The Troyeville House, the Satyagraha Guest House and the Africa Museum. Through all these visits you will follow Ganghi’s footsteps in the life that he lived in South Africa and the actions he has led for the community. You will see where he used to live in Johannesburg and so visit his house. And finally a visit of the Africa Museum, an historical Museum In Johannesburg established In 1933.  

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Daily Departures:

Daily Tours

Morning:

Depart: 08:30 – 09:00
Return: 12:00

Afternoon:

Depart: 13:00
Return: 17:00


Schedule

Daily Tours

Morning:

Depart: 08:30 – 09:00
Return: 12:00

Afternoon:

Depart: 13:00
Return: 17:00

Departure from your hotel or guesthouse in the Johannesburg area.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hamid Mosque
    This Is A Mosque Build For The Johannesburg Muslims From Sultan Abdulhamid II. He Served As The Imam Of Quwatul Islam Masjid In Rander And Was Well Renowned For His Beautiful Recitation Of The Quran-E-Kareem.
  • Indian Crematorium
    Gandhi Played A Role In The Building Of The First Hindu Crematorium In Johannesburg, And The First In Africa. In 1908 Gandhi Was Approached To Help Find A Suitable Plot For A Crematorium.Finally, After Gandhi Had Left The Country, The Wood-Burning Crematorium Was Built In 1918, And It Still Stands, Although A Brick Gas-Fired Crematorium Was Built In 1956, Which Is Still Used.
  • Gandhi’s House
    This House Was From 1908 To 1909, The Home Of Mohandas Gandhi. Within These Walls, The Future Mahatma Has Developed His Philosophy Of Passive Resistance: Satyagraha In Sanskrit. The House Was Built In 1907, By A Close Friend And Companion Of Gandhi, The German Architect Hermann Kallenbach And Now Brought Back To Life.
  • The Troyeville House
    Bed And Breakfast Hotel And Its Restaurant Is Known As One Of The Best Places To Eat In Johannesburg.
  • Satyagraha Guest House
    One Hundred Years Ago, Mohandas Gandhi Lived In This House In Johannesburg. Today, The Satyagraha House Is Both A Museum And A Guest House. A Unique Way To Immerse Yourself In The Privacy Of A Man And The History Of A Country. The Name Comes From His Philosophy Of Passive Resistance: Satyagraha In Sanskrit.
  • Africa Museum
    Museum Africa Is An Historical Museum In Johannesburg And Was Established In 1933. It Is Housed In The City's Former Fruit And Vegetable Market In Newtown. The Museum Has Collections Of African Material Culture From Across The Continent. It Also Houses The Geology Museum And The Bensusan Museum Of Photography.