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Soweto Map, South Africa

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Soweto Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Soweto with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Soweto useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Soweto!

Soweto History

The National Party came to power in 1948 and apartheid became the law of the land in South Africa. The number of Black townships located well outside white areas got bigger. In 1963, the name Soweto, formed from a composite of the beginning letters of south western townships, came into use to describe the region the Blacks occupied, the majority in abject poverty. read more

Soweto Travel Guide

Since 1977, the economy of Soweto has very gradually improved, although it remains an area where the people live in shanties, cardboard boxes and impromptu dwellings. Soweto today has several paved roads and much needed street lights. Soweto has a hospital and many medical practitioners. A new shopping area, the Protea Mall, has been built. Another is being planned, the Mponya Mall, in Kliptown one of Soweto’s... read more

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