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“the vine”(6 reviews)
“living museum”(3 reviews)
“worth a visit”(13 reviews)
23 km From Graskop On the R533 Road, Graskop 1270, South Africa
+27 13 768 1044
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint little mining town, with lots of history. A great tourist attraction where you are sure to find a little souvenir.

Thank rourke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on bus tour at 2003 on the way to Kruger, and then enjoyed. Now this town was big disappointment. Streetside 'businessmen' and 'parking guides' are really horrible and aggressive. They had washed our CLEAN car without asking, and wanted money. We ate...More

Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Best part is the Road in and out of Pilgrims Rest. You arrive and get bombarded by People trying to sell you there wares. The person overseeing the Garage museum .Said were is your Ticket, but its O.K. you can just give me some...More

1  Thank wernertd977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This historical gold rush town is a must to visit it is a historical town . Great to have a beer in the Church Bar in the Royal Hotel and visit the shops.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This once thriving tourist destination is now just a run down dilapidated town with almost nothing to offer. Not worth a stop over

Thank Francois d
Reviewed 30 August 2018

As much as Pilgrim's Rest used to be one of the most attractive and authentic small mining town's in Mpumalanga, it has certainly lost it's lustre. Overhwelmed with traders trying to sell you their goods, it no longer carries the old mining town feel. It...More

1  Thank Claire D
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Terrible local people on the streets I felt the worst in my 2 weeks stay in SA. The museum was very interesting though.

Thank Jacopo M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

An interesting little place that has captured and retained the gold mining era maintaining the buildings as a living museum. Make sure you visit the little pancake place opposite the hotel it is just fab. The little guys looking after your car and doing a...More

Thank Moulds27
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Pilgrims rest is a historical little town and worth the visit. A Lot of close by attractions and activities for the whole family. Highly recommended

Thank CalvinWest
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Over the years we visited Pilgrim's Rest several times. It has lost its charm to a large extent. When we visited the place about 50% of the houses/shops were empty or closed. What remains are a bunch of African curiosa shops, which all sell more...More

2  Thank Marleon2
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