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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 history of the south west region of Johannesburg became known as Soweto and was shaped by the displacement of Native Africans from other areas under Apartheid. Blacks came from all over Africa to South Africa to work in the rich mines that were discovered around 1886 and settled in the racially separate areas on the fringes of the city. read more

Soweto Travel Guide

To further curtail employment opportunities, the number of these enterprises was strictly controlled and enforced. A vigorous Black Market, or informal trading, as it is politely known, developed as a consequence of the severe restrictions, lack of education and general opportunity afforded by the population of Soweto. read more

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