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Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Pietermaritzburg!

Pietermaritzburg History

 Pietermaritzburg is home to the University of Natal which came into existence in 1910. It extended a college in Durban and in 1949 it was incorporated to the University of Natal. This University is known for its opposition to Apartheid. It is also the first University in that area which admitted black students. read more

Pietermaritzburg Travel Guide

Pietermaritzburg was established by the Voortrekkers. The land was eventually taken over by the British in 1983 over a dispute of land. Aside from beautiful red-bricked structure, Pietermaritzburg is also a city with a high concentration of Asians particularly Indians. In 1884, the Britons sought assistance from Indians when they lacked manpower to improve the land in Pietermaritzburg. The work contract is usually for... read more

Pietermaritzburg Sightseeing

Behind Pietermaritzburg's City Hall you will find the Natal Society Library, which has recently had some major renovations, giving it a new wing for the children.  It stands in a square with a fountain, which is also planned to be renovated.  read more

Pietermaritzburg Nightlife

There are also a few other places here and there, which include The Lizard's Rock, but it is more of a restaurant that has a bar and deck area; and the Caffe Vacca Matta, which is to be found at Golden Horse Casino, has a more formal dress code.   read more

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