The Cradle of Humankind, one of eight World Heritage Sites in South Africa, is renowned as the place where humankind originated.

Considered to be one of the most Instagrammable places in South Africa, the Cradle of Humankind, focuses on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years. What looks like a massive burial ground is the entry point into the secrets of humankind’s beginnings.

To celebrate 25 years of South African democracy, SA Tourism’s campaign #MeetSouthAfrica aims to showcase the delights of South Africa with a series of videos entitled ‘25 Most Instagrammable Places in South Africa’. In this video you can see why the Cradle of Humankind is an entry point into a world of history.