Gugulethu

Gugulethu

This township, whose Xhosa name means “Our pride,” was built to house black people who moved to the city after World War II. The area reverberates with the rhythms of African jazz and the calls of street sellers. All the street names are made up of the letters NY (Native Yard) and a number. For more information, visit Guguletu’s website at http://www.sivuyile.co.za

Adventure And Sport

Sports Stadium: Boxing devotees have the opportunity to watch boxing at Guguletu’s Indoor Sports Stadium.

Culture / Community Tourism

Township tours: Conducted by professional tour guides, these tours are the best way to experience life in this colourful area. Events include listening to typical township jazz sounds at the Uluntu Community Centre.

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