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Bloemfontein

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Bloemfontein

A few of us are travelling there to watch England at cricket January 2023 , just wondering what the city was like, is there much to see and what the nightlife is like

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1. Re: Bloemfontein

I passed there on my way to Lesotho. Not hugely exciting. The main attraction is Naval Hill.

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In my opinion, the most interesting site worth visiting in Bloemfontein is the Boer War Museum and Vrouemonument (Women's Monument).

When I was in Bloemfontein for my military training, many years,ago, we used to say that Bloemfontein as like a graveyard, with streetlights. 😇🤣

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Naval hill is so named for the Naval guns, taken from a British warship, set up for the defence of the city during the British occupation.

The white horse was made by the remount unit, stationed there during the occupation, providing frresh horses for the British army.

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Checkout some of the what's on and events sites

https://www.whatsoninbloemfontein.com/

https://bloemfonteintourism.co.za/events-2/

https://allevents.in/bloemfontein/all

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