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Robben Island
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Robben Island

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Created: 18th May 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
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Type:
Historical
Cost:
50% expensive

The infamous prison that was home to many African National Congress leaders, including Nelson Mandela, during apartheid. Some people spent over 25 years at the prison. The prison closed and became an UNESCO heritage site in 1999. One of South Africa's most popular tourist destinations.

Contact Information
City:
Cape Town
How_to_find:
Located 12 kilometers off the coast of Cape Town. Visitors must take a ferry from Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town.
Address:
Robben Island Museum, Private Bag, Robben Island, Cape Town 7400
Area:
Cape Town
Website:
www.robben-island.or...
Phone:
+27 (0)21 409 5100
Fax:
+27 (0)21 4111 059

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