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Free State

You are only moments away

IIf you’re a history buff, particularly military history, then the Battlefields Route in the Free State province will take you on a journey through the sites of some of the fiercest battles in South African history. If this is right up your alley of interest, book your trip to Bloemfontein and relive the blood, sweat and tears of the momentous Anglo-Boer War, aka the South African War.

Your walk through history begins at The Anglo-Boer War Museum in Bloemfontein. Here, travellers with a penchant for history will be able to get an overview of the South African War (previously known as the Anglo-Boer War) and view hundreds of interesting artefacts collected during this turbulent time.

Did You Know?
TThe military term “commando” comes from the Boer word “kommando” due to their superior skills behind enemy lines.

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