BLOEMFONTEIN

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This suburb is as central as you would get in Bloemfontein. The streets are tree-lined with well-established gardens and renovated, almost historic homes. Due to the central location of this suburb, you would also find a couple of guest houses and boutique hotels here. Staying in Park West is ideal for easy access to the University of the Free State, schools like Universitas Primary School (Tjokkies), Grey College, Eunice High School as well as Mimosa Mall, one of the most desirable and luxurious shopping centres in the Free State with 120 leading stores. In addition, the Brandwag and College Square convenience shopping centres are also in close proximity to the suburb. Close-by medical facilities include the MediClinic Hospital. An added bonus is the excellent sporting facilities surrounding this suburb, including the rugby, athletics and cricket stadiums. Getting around Bloemfontein from here and travelling into the centre of town to visit the number of museums, monuments and old buildings is easy.

ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS

We have compiled a list of nine activities which are guaranteed to make you enjoy your time in Bloemfontein

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Cheetah Experience

Home to a number of endangered and threatened species, including cheetahs, leopards, male non-breeding lions, servals, caracals, African wildcats, wolves, meerkats and a Siberian tiger.

National Museum, Bloemfontein

The National Museum, Bloemfontein dates back to the 1870s, when its collections and displays comprised mainly rarities from around the world.

Gallery on Leviseur

Gallery On Leviseur occupies 126 square meter in contemporary creativity. The gallery has created a space in which outstanding individuals can express their creativity with the help of those who fight to keep the design world alive and enable artists in progress in their works by reducing the constraints they face.

The Ultimate Lion Experience

The experience of a lifetime with our unique interactions. Truly the Ultimate Lion Experience. Our focus is the animals, and you get the privilege to watch them as well as interact with them in their natural habitat. Situated 30 km outside of Bloemfontein nearby Maselspoort.

Langenhoven Mark/Market

Farmers market that takes place every Saturday. You will find local farmers selling their wares, arts and crafts, jewelry, clothing and books. Of course there is a variety of food stalls, gifts, children’s toys and much more.

National Women's Monument

The monument was designed by a Pretoria architect, Frans Soff, and the sculpting by Anton van Wouw. It consists of an obelisk about 35m in height and low, semi-circular walls on two sides. The monument was unveiled on 16 December 1913, attended by about 20,000 South Africans.

Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Oliewenhuis Art Museum is an Art Museum which holds in trust an historical and contemporary art collection on behalf of the people of South Africa. The Art Museum aims to enrich people’s knowledge, understanding and appreciation of South Africa’s cultural heritage.

Free State Botanical Gardens

This garden, on the outskirts of Bloemfontein, spans a valley between picturesque dolerite koppies. The natural vegetation comprises tall grassland and woodland, dominated by magnificent wild olive and karee trees.

The Naval Hill Planetarium

Come and see the universe like never before at the first digital planetarium in Africa south of the Sahara.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Here is what people say about Bloemfontein

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