Sun City's Motseng Cultural Village pays tribute to South Africa's eight indigenous peoples through song, dance, praise poetry and art, and immerses visitors in the living traditions of a land steeped in history.
• South Africa's tourist highlights
Characterised by bygone Victorian fashions and the brass cog and wheel mechanicity of the 1800s, Steampunk is fast reimagining current design aesthetics in South Africa. Born from a fantastical literary genre, the movement has captured artisans and artists with its whimsical utopian charm.
• Art infects the Mother City
Game reserves, historical museums, art and crafts and a musical festival, among others, are the pride of the Free State city of Mangaung. With a rich heritage, cultural diversity and a commitment to the arts, the city is a must-see.
• Cultural group writes own history
Held in Johannesburg, South Africa, the One Young World 2013 Summit took time out to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela before it looked to the world’s youth for sustainable solutions to problems ranging from gender inequality, to food security and preparing for the future world of work.
• One Young World Summit hits Joburg
Constitution Hill, seat of the Constitutional Court and symbol of South Africa's journey, has been named Preferred Heritage Destination of the Year. It is an impressive complex, sitting atop Johannesburg, from where it centres the country's past, present and future.
• Gandhi's memory lingers in South Africa
The Prestwich Memorial, built in memory of Cape slaves whose bones were unearthed during construction of an apartment block, houses the first ossuary in the country. It is one of several sites that pay homage to South Africa's ancestors, among whom are slaves and kings.
• The meaning of heritage