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Experience life of the Gold Rush era at Pilgrims Rest, an old mining town dotted with restored 19th-century buildings.

Roam the small town, easily explored on foot, and admire the numerous historic structures, from the old Anglican church and graveyard, to an authentic period house that now serves as a museum. Take a guided tour of the digging site for a glimpse into the daily life of the gold miners, or try panning for gold yourself. The town includes a golf course, restaurants, cafes, and a variety of stores selling traditional crafts, gifts, and collectibles.

Recommended Duration: 1h 30 min
Main St,
South Africa

Tel: +27 13 768 1060


•  Cultural villages
•  Historical Building/ Architectural feature
•  Museum
•  Uniquely Mpumalanga
•  Walks and hiking trails

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