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Swazi Cultural Village

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A visit to the Swazi Cultural Village was well worth the time. The guide walks you through the past... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eileen P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
An excellent display

An excellent display of enthusiasm and talent for nearly an hour. Well introduced the performers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin S
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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Mantenga | At 5 Kms from Ezulwini, Manzini M200, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the Swazi Cultural Village was well worth the time. The guide walks you through the past and explains how the people lived. It feels very authentic and they do a great job of explaining the lifestyle and answering questions. The dance and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent display of enthusiasm and talent for nearly an hour. Well introduced the performers ran through their listed traditional songs and dances in a great colourful musical performance. We had half a dozen young girls now living in Pretoria in front of us who...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Just off the road from Ezulwini to Matsapha, at only 5 Kms after Ezulwini, you will find the "Swazi Cultural Village", one of the most important tourist attractions in the Kingdom of eSwatini (the new official name of Swaziland). This village honors Swazi's cultural heritage,...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Visititng the Swazi Cultural Village includes a little walk to a waterfall, a guided tour through the village and a demonstration of the cultural dance (twice a day). On the guided tour you can go into the huts and will learn about the culture. The...More

Thank JNinSA
Reviewed 20 August 2018

An original, ancient Swazi village rebuilt with great care in style of 150 years ago, embedded into amazing nature, with a two times daily traditional singing and dancing performance as a special highlight and wonderful friendly people was an unforgettable experience.

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Great venue, really enjoyed the traditional Swazi tribal dancing and the village exhibition. Very authentic and really welcoming staff. Mantenga Cultural Village is definitely worth a visit you will really enjoy the

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

We drove to the village from our hotel, not really knowing what to expect, fearing the tourist trap, but in the end, very happy we went there. The village itself is outside of the city, and actually in a very nice area (bush, rugged country...More

1  Thank Nitti M
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Wow amazing place. The guide was patient and very informative. Do visit it if you in Swaziland you will not regret your time and money spent there.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The real highlight in Matenga was the sibhaca dance performance performed twice daily. While I’ve seen so many ‘cultural’ dance performance that can drag on, the performances were engaging and the 45 minutes flew by. Of course there was the cheesy ‘drag the tourists out...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went to Swaziland to see a bit of local culture and the Cultural Village showed great and exciting dances and singing, later we had an explanation of the Male/Grandmother dominant culture. During the visit there were local school visit that contributed to the experience,...More

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Response from Nitti M | Reviewed this property |
Cost is 100 rand per adult. Credit cards are accepted. It is the Swazi cultural village at Mantenga. Several websites have info on it, just add Mantenga to the search.
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