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Pilgrim’s Rest is a small town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site.
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15 km's from Graskop, this is an historic mining town, with museums and a restored mining camp. Pilgrim's was settled in 1873. There are also various eateries in the town. Well worth a visit.
The God’s Window, Three Rondavels anc the MAC MAC falls are all around the same area, another Kruger Gate that side. If you want to see Hyenas in addition to the big five you have a higher chance that side
Pilgrim's Rest is an old mining town located just off the Panorama Route. It came into being during the mid-1800's when many came to the area in search of gold. The town maintains many historical buildings, most which have now been converted to hotels, restaurants and tourist shops. It is a great…