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Grahamstown is a commercial educational and industrial centre and is known as the 'City of Saints'.

in Grahamstown

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Albany Museum-Grahamstown


The Albany Museum was established in 1855 and is the second oldest museum in South Africa. The original Albany Museum was established by the Graham's Town medical-Chirurgical Society (later the Literary, Scientific and medical Society).

Cathedral of St George

Churches and mosques

The Anglican Cathedral Church where the Bishop of Grahamstown keeps his throne or cathedra, is built in Early English Gothic, the 13th Century architectural style revived during Queen Victoria's reign.

Commemoration Church

Churches and mosques

The church was completed in November 1850. Commemoration seats 1200 people, and is often filled to capacity.

Grahamstown Golf Club

Golf Courses

At Grahamstown Golf Club a very warm athmosphere will welcome you at this club designed in the 1920's.

Gung-ho Paintball


Gung-ho Paintball is dedicated to just one goal: providing you with the ultimate paintball experience and great customer service.

Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary

Animal Sanctuaries

You can have an upclose interaction with the elephants and touch, feed, take photos and ride on the elephants.

Makana Resort

Caravan & Tent Camping sites

The resort itself could be compared to a village, with its compact, yet roomy layout. All units are private, and the setting itself is quaint, with the tree lined roads adding to the charm.

National English Literary Museum


The artifacts of the Museum are literary - the imaginative and creative writings in English of southern African writers, regardless of their mother tongue.

Perlemoen Escapes

Day Tour Operators

Come and enjoy a delightful trip down a magnificent river, and breath in the air of the Eastern Cape

The 1820 Settlers National Monument

Monuments and Memorials

The 1820 Settlers National Monument is mainly used for activities which encourage the ideals of freedom of speech and social interaction using English as a contact language.

The Rat and Parrot


Rat and Parrot is known as the heart of the Grahamstown party scene and you will probably know how to get to the Rat before you know where your classes are.

Whethu Backpackers


Grahamstown backpackers that is close to shops and restaurants.




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