Sharpeville Heritage Precinct

Monuments in or near Vanderbijlpark, Southern Gauteng in Gauteng, South Africa.

Things To Do in VanderbijlparkSharpeville Heritage Precinct

Monuments Southern Gauteng

Where? Seeiso Street ,Sharpeville, situated 3kms from Vanderbijlpark.

How? Call +27 (0)16 451-3786

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Vanderbijlpark, in Gauteng

Sharpeville Heritage Precinct

Sharpeville is an informal settlement (or township) in Gauteng that has a massive relevance in the history and heritage of South Africa. This was the site of a tragic massacre on 21 March 1960, when 69 peaceful protestors were killed and 180 others were injured at the hands of policemen that opened fire unnecessarily. This put Sharpeville on the map, as the whole of South Africa, and eventually the world, cried out in revolt.

Today, the Sharpeville Heritage Precinct is dedicated to those men and women that suffered so much at this terrible time, as well as to the families that survived them, and the community at large. In fact, it is a monument to human rights in South Africa, and invites locals and visitors to experience the deep sense of respect and poignancy of this monument. The Sharpeville Heritage Precinct includes the Phelindaba Cemetery (the burial site of those who were killed in the massacre, as well as of many more from the local community), and a Constitution Walk.

Sharpeville is only three kilometres from Vanderbijlpark on the one side, and Vereeniging on the other. In addition, it is conveniently situated only 50 kilometres from Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province.

Please Note

Business details can change. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the providers. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described above, before making any travel plans.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Vanderbijlpark

12 On Vaal Drive B&B

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

12 On Vaal Drive B&B

12 on Vaal Drive is the perfect spot for business travellers, holiday makers and boating enthusiasts looking for a ... more

Aark Guest Lodge

Guest House

Aark Guest Lodge

Aark Guest Lodge is a luxury 4-star lodge which offers accommodation for both business and leisure travellers. Aark Guest ... more

Ingwe Guest Lodge

Hotel

Ingwe Guest Lodge

Ingwe Lodge is situated less than an hourís drive from Johannesburg and offers a variety of accommodation to suit all ... more

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.

SA-Venues.com © 1999-2017. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap