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Trace the city’s history of Apartheid

Trace the city’s history of Apartheid

Duration:3.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Born as a “person of colour,” I have first-hand experience of the brutality of apartheid and how others determine your livelihood, thus undermining one's self-worth. As a registered tour guide, I get to share not only the beauty of this City, but it's background and the capacity of forgiveness.
Richard
Richard
Richard
Richard

What we’ll do

We’ll start at the Central Methodist Mission Church in Cape Town’s Greenmarket Square, where the early policing system was founded. We’ll walk through the Golden Acre and across the Grand Parade to the Castle—the oldest building in the city. We’ll go along the border of Buitenkant Street which separates the Colonialists from immigrants and people of colour. Another perspective with one of the…

What else you should know

Bring your own snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses, and water. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Where you'll be

We’ll be in Cape Town’s CBD—Central Business District. We’ll see how spatial planning became the deciding factor in characterizing the self-worth of others, and how it affects the livelihood of people of colour.

Things to keep in mind

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Guest requirements

Up to 14 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

Bring your own snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses, and water. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Trace the city’s history of Apartheid
248 reviews
$60/person
248 reviews
$60/person