Johannesburg
Close to the ground.

Constitution Hill

Kotze St 011-381-3100 www.constitutionhill.org.za tours R22, free on Tues

S 26 11.314 E 028 02.582

Constitution Hill is the former site of the Old Fort Prison complex that was built in the 1890s to house white prisoners. In 1902, the complex was expanded to include "native sections," and in 1909, a female section was added. The prison held a number of famous individuals as inmates including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

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