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Thohoyandou Arts & Culture Centre


One starting point for cultural explorations is this centre, which displays craftwork including carved wood animals, prints, local pottery and traditional drums. A lot of it is for sale. If you get chatting to the artists, you'll be in for a real treat.

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1. Museum of the Drum and Dzata Ruins

21.49 MILES

The archaeological remains of the royal kraal (compound) of the Venda people make for a fascinating detour. The museum houses a replica of the royal drum,…