The Basani Art and Craft Centre located in Hyslop Rd in Pietermaritzburg provides visitors with the opportunity to meet, and purchase various artworks directly from local Zulu artists who work daily in the centre's "Work In Progress Gallery".
The old Muzzle-loading Naval Gun which stands on the corner of Church Street and Commercial Road outside the City Hall in Pietermaritzburg, also known as the One O'Clock Gun, has witnessed much of the city's interesting history. During the 1840's the B
Fort Napier, located in Pietermaritzburg, was established 31 August 1843 to house the British garrison in Natal after the British annexation of the area, and became the Colony of Natal. The 45th Regiment initially provided the garrison, but many other
Voortrekker Museum: less than 5 km
Housed in the Church of the Vow built in 1840. Details the history of the Voortrekkers who, disenchanted with British rule, left the Eastern Cape to create the "Republic of Natalia".
Old Colonial Building located in Church Street was built in 1899, and is a popular attraction of the city of Pietermaritzburg. As suggested by the name , this handsome old Victorian building belonged to the period of the colonial rule in the country, a
Alexandra Park in Pietermaritzburg, is a tranquil and scenic venue on the banks of the Umsunduzi River where the annual Art in the Park event is held. Planning and preparations for the event is extensive, and the park is transformed from its everyday a
The original cell block of the Burger Street Jail in Pietermaritzburg was built in 1862 as a replacement for the Voortrekker jail which was located on the market square in the centre of Pietermaritzburg. The Burger Street Jail is one of the longest exi
The Garden of Remembrance is located in the city of Pietermaritzburg, and is dedicated to soldiers who died during the first and second world wars. South African troops were sent to France to the village of Longueval in order to provide support to the Bri
The Blue Caterpillar Art Gallery together with the well stocked Butterfly Craft Shop and the Painted Lady Coffee Shop, forms part of the Butterflies for Africa Complex in Pietermaritzburg. The Blue Caterpillar Gallery was established in 2001, and cover
The Dusi canoe marathon, named after the Umsundusi River, takes place annually during the month of January, and sees thousands of keen paddlers making their way from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, much like the Comrades Marathon. The race is the oldest of
The Pietermaritzburg Farmers Market was started back in September of 1991 by Mrs Clifton with the assistance of local farmers, and initially consisted of only twelve stalls. The market is held at Alexandra Park.
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