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Swazi Cultural Village

Mantenga, Manzini M200, Eswatini (Swaziland)
+268 2416 1151
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Great dancing experience

We went to Swaziland to see a bit of local culture and the Cultural Village showed great and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gp68
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Varese
African tradition

We were greeted and had a guide to tell our group the traditional ways the people lived in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
4historyandculture
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Mantenga, Manzini M200, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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+268 2416 1151
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"cultural village"
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"guided tour"
in 9 reviews
"traditional dance"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 6 reviews
"dance show"
in 5 reviews
"southern africa"
in 5 reviews
"short walk"
in 5 reviews
"nice experience"
in 3 reviews
"rich culture"
in 3 reviews
"great performance"
in 3 reviews
"young man"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
in 2 reviews
"dancers singers"
in 2 reviews
"boys and girls"
in 2 reviews
"excellent view"
in 2 reviews
"whole experience"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank gp68
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted and had a guide to tell our group the traditional ways the people lived in the village. Even though the boys and girls went on to the schools in them, they were instructed basic rules of the tribe. Men dominant society and...More

Thank 4historyandculture
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of good local history with traditional housing and dancing. Really nice waterfall just beyond the village too.

Thank Matt F
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We drove here from the hotel we were staying at -easy to drive, no need to hire a tour.The dancing was lively and we truly enjoyed the energy of the dancers. The crowd was engaged and it was evident that some locals were in the...More

Thank Gabriela-EC
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I wasn't sure what whether to visit the Cultural Village due to the fact that it can be very touristy, however we enjoyed the visit very much. Firstly, we walked to the waterfall view point (the one where you can see it from the top),it...More

Thank Pauli_Roth
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Out of a quite limited choice of the tourist attractions in the country, I consider this one as the best. One could see very nice dancing show and the tour over the antient village with a highly proffessional guide provides vistors with a good perception...More

2  Thank Monikey2013
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This experience was as close to a real tribal African village as we have gotten so far . We were taken to the border for inspection then on to our adventure. We were taken to traditional Swazi huts and taught the Swazi culture and life...More

Thank mslovetotravel2013
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Our visit to Swazi Cultural Village was worthwhile and very interesting. However, there were no demonstrations of crafts or daily life as we had expected. Our guide to the village, Trevor, did a great job explaining the buildings, lifestyle and traditions. The dancers and singers...More

Thank paulacorno
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

If you're in Swaziland then this is the perfect place to experience Swazi culture. The cultural dance is something special followed by an informative tour of the village and some interesting facts about the traditional cultures of the Swazi people.

Thank bradleyblackburn
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

A village display with huts, dancing, music and a very good explanation by a guide. Never expected such a complicated social structure. Beautiful surroundings too, easily to reach. Mantenga Lodge is nearby.

Thank AnnekeBr
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