Gandhi in Johannesburg
To be in Johannesburg is to walk in the footsteps of greatness, for it is the foundry that forged two of the 20th centurys greatest leaders – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at the beginning and Nelson Mandela later.
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Gandhi

Exhibitions

 

Museum without walls


Gallery
Although Mahatma Gandhi spent only a few years in Johannesburg, his spirit lingers on – it was here he forged the philosophy of satyagraha, a practice of passive resistance. More

 


Heritage policy


In an increasingly globalised world, only cities with a strong sense of place will stand out and succeed. Our cultural heritage and physical heritage create a sense of place, promoting local identity and ensuring that a place has historic depth, interest, image and meaning. Find out more about the heritage policy framework
Skyline

 


Heritage plaque


The family home at 11 Albermarle Street in Troyeville.



Gandhi's house

Gandhi's footsteps


Joburg – the birthplace of Satyagraha. Explore the streets of Joburg and retrace the areas that Mahatma Gandhi would have walked when he lived here as a young man.

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