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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  • Old gold mining town preserved pretty much as it was. Worth a stop off for an hours wander around and maybe a beer in the bar that used to be a church many moons ago. You need to be firm and make it c...  more »
  • This little town was founded with an interesting concept: replicate a old mining town as it was long ago. There are some quaint shops, but not much to attract you into them. There no narrative or sign...  more »
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