Parys Tourism

Parys (pronounced /ˈpɑːreɪs/) is a town situated on the banks of the Vaal River in the Free State province of South Africa. The name of the town is the Afrikaans translation of Paris. The name was given by a German surveyor named Schilbach who had participated in the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War and the location next to the Vaal reminded him of Paris on the River Seine. The area of Parys also includes the two townships Tumahole and Schonkenville.

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Planning a vacation to Parys in South Africa? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Parys is Johannesburg. Johannesburg is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Apartheid Museum, Carlton Centre Observation Deck, Museum Africa. Popular vacation packages of Parys are of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Parys before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 60.71 (High)
    • Water Pollution 85.71 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 67.86 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 67.86 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 82.14 (Very High)
  • How safe is Parys for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Parys.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 82.5 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.39 (High)
    • Car Stealing 68.75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 72.5 (High)
    • Attacks 71.25 (High)
    • Drug offense 68.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 13.75 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 64.47 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 60.53 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 77.5 (High)
    • Safety Index 27.81 (Low)
    • Climate Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 79.06 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.1 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Parys

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.13 USD

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