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Pilgrims Rest, Graskop

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Experience life of the Gold Rush era at Pilgrims Rest, an old mining town dotted with restored 19th-century buildings. Roam the small town, easily explored on foot, and admire the numerous historic structures, from the old Anglican church and graveyard, to an authentic period house that now serves as a museum. Take a guided tour of the digging site for a glimpse into the daily life of the gold miners, or try panning for gold yourself. The town includes a golf course, restaurants, cafes, and a variety of stores selling traditional crafts, gifts, and collectibles. Use our Graskop day trip planning site to arrange your visit to Pilgrims Rest and other attractions in Graskop.
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  • Stopped here for breakfast. Visited here 25 years ago. One of the few places thats kept in pristine condition, preserved, very well maintained, neat and tidy. We walked the town looking and... 
    Stopped here for breakfast. Visited here 25 years ago. One of the few places thats kept in pristine condition, preserved, very well maintained, neat and tidy. We walked the town looking and...  more »
  • This time round many shops were closed due to load shedding and of course our dip we had with COVID. some shops are closed. but nevertheless, a beautiful place to stop 
    This time round many shops were closed due to load shedding and of course our dip we had with COVID. some shops are closed. but nevertheless, a beautiful place to stop  more »

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