Historical sites in Mpumalanga
1Makonjwa Mountain, Songimvelo Reserve
3ZASM Tunnels and Five Arches Bridge
Located in Emgwenya (formerly Waterval Boven), you can take a stream train ride through this historic area filled with South African War (Anglo-Boer War) sites.
4Lydenberg (Mashishing) Museum
Situated in the Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve, the Lydenberg Museum is an absolute must-see. A real highlight is the replica Lydenberg Heads, a series of artistic clay masks excavated here that date back to 500AD.
6Samora Machel Monument
The Samora Machel Monument can be found in Mbuzini, near Malelane. This is a melancholy memorial marking the spot where Mozambican President Samora Machel died in a mysterious plane crash in the 1980's.
7Alanglade House, Pilgrim’s Rest
It’s a pleasant drive from Pretoriuskop Camp (Kruger National Park) along the Old Transport road to the spot where a humble cairn marks the birthplace of South Africa’s favourite Staffie terrier, Jock of the Bushveld.