The Satyagraha House, once home to Mahatma Gandhi, lies in the residential neighbourhood of Orchards in Johannesburg. Now a museum, Gandhi's House is an innovative space that stretches throughout the various rooms in the property with photos and letters belonging to the famous figure. Journals and quotes can also be seen, penned by Gandhi, who inhabited the house from 1908 to 1909.
Visitors to Johannesburg wishing to learn about the history of South Africa can easily explore heritage sites such as Gandhi's House and Liliesleaf Farm whilst based at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.
Find out more about Gandhi's House in Johannesburg
The Satyagraha House was built in 1907 by German architect Hermann Kallenbach, a close friend of Gandhi's. Resembling a Kraal or traditional African farm house, the property is a symbol of the personal achievements of the future Indian leader during his 21 years in South Africa.
Renovated by a team including historians, architects, curators and interior designers, the house has been restored with its original spirit to convey an important part of Gandhi's history in the country. The museum explores the leader's experiences in South Africa, the memories of which bring a calm and peaceful atmosphere to the site.
Explore Gandhi's House from the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg
Enviably situated in the opulent suburb of Sandton, the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel is the perfect base for visitors to Johannesburg. After seeing the attractions of the city using the adjacent high-speed rail link, guests can relax and make the most of the South African sunshine at the hotel's bar and deck or with a dip in the elegant outdoor swimming pool.