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Originally developed as an apartheid-era segregated city for the region's black population, Soweto (cleverly abbreviated SOuth WEstern TOwnships) rich with local history, as well as home to a population of 1.3 million.

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* Soweto possesses a very high crime rate for the region, and traveling there alone (even during the day) is highly discouraged. It is possible to visit the main attractions independently utilizing a taxi service to get from destination to destination. Numerous tours service Soweto and provide a safer alternative.

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