Nelson Mandela Capture Site set to open


The Nelson Mandela Capture Site will be opening its doors to the public soon under lockdown level 3, authorities have said.

According to a statement released on the Capture Site’s official website, the site will be re-opening in phases though a date is yet to be confirmed.

“Access to the sculpture will be allowed and ticketed at half price,” read the statement.

The Visitor Centre and Cafe remain temporarily closed until further notice.

Guests to the site please are urged to take the circular route which encourages physical distancing between visitors.

“Our staff will limit the number of people to avoid close personal contact. Sanitise your hands when handling cash or credit card machines.”

The late former South African President, Nelson Mandela was arrested on August 5, 1962 outside Howick, Natal, South Africa and spent the next 27 years of his life in prison. The Nelson Mandela Capture Site commemorates this moment in history with a visitor centre and a world renowned sculpture.

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