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history walk

Explore district 6 and its history

Explore district 6 and its history

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
Over 100 people rated this experience 5 stars.

About your host

Born and raised in District 6, I have first-hand experience of the negative impact the forced removals had on the community. I am passionate about the rich and vibrant cultures of the district, which still finds expression in the townships on the Cape Flats. The power of the Apartheid regime with all its brutality and oppression, is diminished through the extraordinary capacity of forgiveness.
Richard
Richard
Richard
Richard

What we’ll do

We meet at the castle where a brief history of how the Cape was founded. The experience starts from Darling Street through the desolation of District 6, depicting how 'Apartheid' affected an entire community through forced removals. Passing Trafalgar High School, a forerunner in the anti-apartheid protest, a brief visit to Stroompies an informal settlement, where a number of the descendants…

What else you should know

Bring your own camera, sunscreen, cap, sunglasses and water.

What to bring

Water, camera, cap, sunglasses, sunscreen and
walking shoes.

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Where you'll be

District 6 was a community of freed slaves, labourers, tradesmen and businessmen. The impact through the forced removals affected the economic livelihood and the social structure of an entire community.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Fri, Sep 20    From 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
$35 per person
10 of 10 spots left
Over 100 people rated this experience 5 stars.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring your own camera, sunscreen, cap, sunglasses and water.
Richard
history walk
Explore district 6 and its history
103 reviews
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103 reviews
From $35/person