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Newcastle Map, South Africa

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Newcastle Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Newcastle with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Newcastle useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Newcastle!

Newcastle Travel Guide

Historically Newcastle boasts of the Bushmen and Iron Age evidences in archeology in form of some reminiscence of rock paintings and iron foundries. Modern day Newcastle foundation was laid when some European, weary of wars by Napoleon, stretched their eyes on Africa to seek pleasure in hunting and peace. In mid 1800 some 5000 British settlers made this township more hotchpotch community with Germans, native Afrikaners... read more

Newcastle Sightseeing

The historical sites of Newcastle include art museums, an old military fort turned into a modern museum, and an ancient Hindu temple. The art museum, Carnegie Art Gallery, displays the works of many of the most prominent South African artists. Fort Amiel Museum is the military fort built in the Victorian age, and is now remodeled as a museum of the time leading up to and during the Anglo-Boer War. There is a very... read more

Newcastle Nightlife

Beside the Elermore Vale shopping center, you will find the Shaft Tavern, which is located in Elermore Vale of Newcastle.  This place offers guests a range of things to do.  On Wednesdays is Toss The Boss; on Thursdays is Happy Hour with schooners for $2.20; every 10 weeks they have a 50 Meat tray raffle and 100 Club Major Prize; on Fridays they have a Sports Club Cash Draw and Meat Raffle; on Saturdays they have... read more

Newcastle History

Newcastle as we know it now was founded on that site in 1864. It was the fourth town in the area of Natal. The first three were Weenan, Durban and Pietermaritzberg. There was a duke of Newcastle after whom the city was named. He was the British Colonial Secretary in the area at that time. In 1870, there was a threat to the town from Zulus, and to ward off this threat they built a fort, named Fort Amiel. read more

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