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Pietermaritzburg Map, South Africa

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Pietermaritzburg Sightseeing

The Voortrekker Museum can be found down the road.  This museum celebrates the Afrikaner people's Great Trek into South Africa's interior.  Further back from the road you can see the Queen Elizabeth Park, which is situated on the hills over the city.  This park contains buck, zebra, and other animals.  There are no dangerous animals here, like leopards, so it is okay to enjoy walking around the park. read more

Pietermaritzburg History

It was founded by the Voortrekkers, after they defeated the Dingane at the battle of blood; Pietermaritzburg has the honor of being the capital of the Boer republic. It is in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. It was founded in the year 1838. In 1843 the British took over the government and they built a fort there known as Fort Napier named after a British governor named Sir George Thomas Napier. 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

Pietermaritzburg Travel Guide

Pietermaritzburg is regarded as the seat of legislature of KwaZulu Natal government. The city is also well known for its education especially the University of Natal. Established in 1910, it became the system of education which was emulated by other universities that were later established in the same city. read more

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