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Pilgrims Rest

23 km From Graskop On the R533 Road, Graskop 1270, South Africa
+27 13 768 1044
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23 km From Graskop On the R533 Road, Graskop 1270, South Africa
+27 13 768 1044

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

What a waste of time. We drove to Pilgrims rest thinking the issues with the shops were resolved. What a let down. Don't even bother going there except if you want to visit a lot of curio shops. I feel bad for the few original...More

Thank Christoph V
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Not worth a visit - not much to see. On arrival one is confronted by Hawkers trying to sell their ware and pestering people to go into their stalls to buy their goods, all of which are the same been sold at each stall. I...More

1  Thank DurbanKingfisher
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The city is very small with some shops inside old houses or post office and you can perceive the past still present in the street, but apart from that nothing else. While you are walking on the street you are surrounded by people trying to...More

Thank Viaggiando8
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I am by nature a positive person for looks for good in things but was bitterly disappointed in what is meant to be a heritage village of our beautiful country. A total waste of time and so run down. It is sad to see this...More

1  Thank Iain M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Some houses interesting to discover what could be an old village but the atmosphere is not there and no enough animation.

Thank J D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I had received really dreadful reports about the deterioration of this once "must see" site. Of course, one notices that it is not what it used to be but it is still worth a detour if one is in the area. One can still visualise...More

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Quaint village with a real 18th centuary pace and some of the sharpest bends on the road in and out of town forcing you to ride slowly and causing you to take in all the views have to offer. The food at the main restaurant...More

Thank jlishman
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This was once a lovely small town with nice shops and places to eat, drink and see another part of what there is too see. The town is no longer this. Tiny little shops all selling the same goods that you can buy anywhere. Simply...More

Thank MarkFairhurst
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This used to be a fantastic place to stay and visit. The little town used to be full of fantastic shops which one could spend hours in. Unfortunately this town has now been neglected

Thank Karen01052017
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Pilgrims rest was a sleepy little town that must have been great in its hey day. We visited for lunch at pilgrims rest which was yummy. We toured the royal hotel for a few minutes and looked around the town before heading on. The town...More

Thank Flying4
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