Things To Do in KliptownWalter Sisulu Square
Where? Corner of Klipspruit Valley Road and Union Road, Kliptown, Soweto, Gauteng
When? Monday to Fridays fom 09h00 to 17h00.
Saturdays and Sundays from 09h00 to 14h00.
Selected Stores and Restaurants are open till late.
How? Call +27 (0)11 945-2200
How much? Free to browse
Walter Sisulu Square in the heart of Kliptown, Soweto, is South Africa’s first township entertainment explosion centre, the very first of its kind, attracting both national and international attention with its broad variety of outlets suitable for local traders, event coordinators and international tourist.
The Square embraces a unique historical background, South African culture at its best, mingled up with modern urbanization, trendsetting what South Africa is best known for, its diverse cultures and way of life, a total fascination to the outside world and those abroad. It is simply a concoction of historical rejuvenation , a futuristic conceptualization with a dynamic experimentation of township fever.
With over 10 retail shop, 6 commercial offices, banks and service providers, you are guaranteed an easy “trade “ whether traveling or staying overnight around the Square, and if shopping its not what you are about, you can feast your eyes and brain on our Open Air Museum, the Freedom Charter Monument, our Hawkers Stall with the famous township Tshisa Nyama and the Tourist Centre, whatever your fancy is , the Square can meet it, and if you thought that was too good to be true, we’ll top it all off with our 4 star hotel which will be operational from October and our 3 levelled Multi Purpose Hall to suit any function and event you might have in mind, a true events coordinators dream, and this is where it all happens, at the Walter Sisulu Square .
The Walter Sisulu Square will guarantee you a historical experience whilst allowing you the freedom of the present and time-track your focuss on the future, it is where everybody wants to be, where every foot wants to step on , it is definitely one of the areas that makes Soweto the world’s favourite destination areas, and it lives up to everyones’s expectation. It is where Freedom reigns, where Freedom is embodied, it is truly where we Capture the Spirit of Freedom and the only language we speak is one everybody understands, and that language is Freedom!
Point of Interest at Walter Sisulu Square
• The 10 pillars of the Freedom Charter
• The 9 provincial crosses
• The monument
• The tshisa nyama- braai area
• The Kliptown Open Air Museum
• The Kliptown Multi Purpose Hall
• Kliptown Flea Market
• Kliptown Eco Museum
• The Buskers