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Johannesburg Zoo, Bensusan Photographic Museum, SAB World of Beer, Hillbrow Tower, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Moyo Restaurants, Sandton City, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Brenthurst Gardens, Constitution Hill, Apartheid Museum, Radium Beer Hall, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA
Mahatma Gandhi once said “My life is my message” implying that his legacy would be the spoken word alone and not a tangible object, however, those who cherished the man felt the need to remember the sites touched by him during his years in South Africa and have restored the home he lived in between 1908 and 1909. The house is located in Johannesburg and named Satyagraha House or Gandhi House, and although he resided here for a short time, it was during this period that he formulated his concept of passive political resistance that he referred to as Satyagraha, an expression in Hindi Sanskrit meaning by force of truth.
Gandhi’s good friend Hermann Kallenbach, a successful Architect, built the home which he called the Kraal. Both he and Gandhi shared the home and Gandhi was later to convince Kallenbach to simplify his life. Both left the home in 1909 and travelled to Durban where Gandhi... Show more