Lesedi Cultural Village

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Exit at Lesedi Village
This car shows the color scheme that is used throughout the village.

Lesedi Cultural Village is a tourist village which celebrates the cultural traditions of several different peoples of Southern Africa. It reproduces traditional dwellings and offers demonstrations of dances and other cultural activities. It is situated near Johannesburg, within the Cradle of Humankind, in Gauteng, South Africa.


  • The New York Times. Lesedi Cultural Village Journal;My Hut Is Your Hut: South Africa's New Tourism. By DONALD G. MCNEIL JR. Published: May 17, 1996
  • Bowden, David (25 Jul 2004). "Soul of South Africa". New Straits Times (Malaysia). Retrieved 2008-05-09.
  • SouthAfrica.info – Cultural Experiences – Lesedi Cultural Village – 7 February 2006
  • Repackaging the Past for South African Tourism. Daedalus 01-JAN-2001

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Coordinates: 25°50′14″S 27°53′04″E / 25.8372°S 27.8844°E / -25.8372; 27.8844