Dingane's Royal Kraal
After killing his brother, Shaka, to succeed him as the leader of the Zulu Kingdom in KwaZulu-Natal, Dingane went on to build an immense kraal on top of a hill. This became as much a symbol of the empire as a military stronghold and homestead. It was strategically-placed, with expansive views of the surrounds, and flanked by two streams. The kraal housed around 1 500 huts, the largest of which was home to Dingane and his 90 wives. The kraal gives an important glimpse into Zulu history and culture, as well as offering insights into traditional South African settlements in general...
(GPS coordinates: -28.435921, 31.267519)
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