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Pretoria Local Prison

21 Reviews
Historical Site
Recommended sightseeing time: 2-3 hours
Address: Located in Johannesburg, South Africa

What travelers say:

Pretoria Regional Prison is also a good place to visit. The environment and area of the prison are quite huge, and it looks like a representative detention facility of South Africa's oppression. The structure here is very solid.

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The Pretoria Regional Prison is located on the outskirts of Johannesburg. It is a world-famous prison and a place where the South African national hero Mandela was once held. Here you can visit the place where Mandela was detained during his lifetime and the introduction of that history. On October 15, 1962, Mandela was detained at the Pretoria Regional Prison, where Mandela was held incommunicado for the benefit of his own, held for up to 23 hours a day, only in the morning and Half an hour of activity time in the afternoon.
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