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Churches and mosques in South Africa


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South Africa is home to numerous historical churches and mosques. With the country's rich heritage, old church buildings can be seen across the country. The Groote Kerk in Cape Town is the oldest existing church in Southern Africa and was built in 1841.

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Albertinia Church

Western Cape, Albertinia


On 18 November 1902 the town Albertinia was officially named. On 18 June 1904 the Albertinia Church building was inaugurated.


 
Cathedral of St George

Eastern Cape, Grahamstown


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.


 
Church of the vow

Kwazulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg


The Voortrekker Museum and the Church of the Vow form part of the Voortrekker museum complex in Pietermaritzburg.


 
Commemoration Church

Eastern Cape, Grahamstown


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


 
Dutch Reformed Church Edenburg

Free State, Edenburg


At the Dutch Reformed Church there are 19th century Voortrekker graves.


 
George Historical Church

Western Cape, George


This historical church is open to the public to visit. Various facilities on the premises cater for day visitors and tour groups.


 
Groote Kerk

Western Cape, Cape Town


One of the most famous churches in South Africa, the Groote Kerk was built in 1841 on the site of an earlier Dutch Reformed church dating from 1704.


 
Moffat Mission

Northern Cape, Kuruman


The Kuruman Mission was established by the London Missionary Society (LMS) in 1816 at Maruping near Kuruman where a town of about 10 000 Batswana were residents.


 
Odendaalsrus Church

Free State, Odendaalsrus


For many years Odendaalsrus was one of the most isolated towns in the Free State. It was founded in 1899 as a church centre and was named after Jesaja Odendaal who owned the farm on which it was established.


 
Reddersburg Reformed Church

Free State, Reddersburg


Situated on the N6, only 60km south of Bloemfontein, Reddersburg's history is linked to that of the Reformed Church community.


 
Strooidak Church

Western Cape, Paarl


Strooidak or 'Strawroof' church is on Main Road in Paarl. It is one of the older buildings in the town and is striking with its white washed walls, straw roof and appealing garden.




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