People can learn about Nelson Mandela on South Africa holidays

Individuals heading to South Africa can check out a number of exhibits and locations that are important in the life of Nelson Mandela.

The former president of the country, Mandela is one of the most respected people in the world today and individuals on South Africa holidays may want to discover more about his life.

A trip to Robben Island is a must for travellers, as it allows them to see where Mandela spent a large part of his 27 years in prison, before being released in 1990.

There is also the Mandela Museum, which is located in the Eastern Cape town of Mthatha.

The Nelson Mandela Bridge in Johannesburg was opened in 2003 and links the areas of Braamfontein and Newtown.

As well as this, tourists have the opportunity to see the Mandela House Museum in Soweto, which is where he lived with his wife Winnie in the 1940s.