One of South Africa's most visited sites, the Robben Island prison is where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his life, as did some 3,000 political prisoners during their fight to end apartheid. Go inside on a virtual tour to learn the history firsthand from former prisoner, Vusumsi Mcongo.
Imizamo Yethu Township
7209 Chris Hani Road, Imizamo Yethu, Cape Town, South Africa
It's a relatively short half-hour drive from Cape Town to Imizamo Yethu. Residents of the township give tours a few times a day for a fee. If you're lucky, you'll have a chance to let a sangoma read your future.