Bloemfontein is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bloemfontein one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bloemfontein is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bloemfontein or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bloemfontein. Explore the historical monuments of Bloemfontein with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bloemfontein guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bloemfontein page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Bloemfontein landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Bloemfontein.
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
To have a panoramic view of the city of roses, visit Naval hill which gets its name because of the two British naval guns standing on the hill since early 20th century.
The naval hill is also a home to the Franklin game reserve which serves as the major centre of display of African wildlife. There are animals like zebra, blesbok, springbok, giraffe...
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Monument Road, Bloemfontein
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
This museum is dedicated to the historical war between British and the Boers. The museum tells the tragic tale of the war, its effect on the women, children and society in general. The museum has the exhibits the story of the war and also hosts the Women's Memorial on the same site, fronted by a sculpture by the renowned South African Anton van Wouw.
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Van Blerck St, Bloemfontein, South Africa
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
A museum initiated to preserve the history and heritage of armour of SAAC and educate the visitors with history and information through its exhibits, auditorium and library.
Attractions and must-sees:
An exterior display of Armoured Fighting Vehicles
A vehicle hanger with several restored vehicles in running order
A National Monument with
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Charles St, Bloemfontein, South Africa
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Dedicated to the South African general, Politician, Prime minister and national figure James Barry Munnik Hertzog, the Hertzog square is one of the prime hangouts in Bloemfontein. It is one of the landmarks of Bloemfontein.
The statue stands in the middle of the sqaure landscaped with verdant grass. Major attractions like the National Musuem and th...