Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumalanga

Founded: 1873

Named by a digger, Alec Patterson, who found gold he believed would enable him to rest after a long pilgrimage, seeking fortune.

Click for larger map
Click on map for larger image

The entire town of Pilgrim's Rest was declared a National Monument in 1986.

Visit the Pilgrim's Rest website.

List of buildings:

Mount Sheba Lodge: 1960s. district
Robber's Pass: 1983. district
Royal Hotel: c1890s.
ZAR Road Bridge over the Blyde River (Joubert Bridge): 1897. district