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Polokwane City




Formerly known with the name of Piertersburg, Polokwane is the capital city of Limpopo Province of South Africa. The city lies in the north of the country that is between Pretoria and Zimbabwe.

Polokwane city is lush with greenery. The perfect management of man-made structures among the natural beauty of the city attracts the most tourists across the world.

How to Reach

Johannesburg International Airport is the nearest international airport from where you need to take your further journey either by road or domestic flight. The city has an International Airport i.e. Polokwane International Airport; however, the flight is scheduled through the Johannesburg. Besides, the city is well linked with the roadways i.e. N1, which connects it with the cities Johannesburg, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, and Cape Town.

Attractions in the City

City has many tourists places including museums, art gallery, game reserves, sports stadiums and many more. Besides, Polokwane Nature Reserve is a big nature park of about 3,200 hectares with plenty of game and rich birdlife. About 9 kilometers south of the town, there is Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum. More commonly, it is known as "living museum". It is one of the must visit places in the city.

Where to Stay

Literal meaning of the word Polokwane is "Place of Safety"; so, as name suggests, the city is secure place to stay. The hotels and resorts situated in the city cater pleasing services. These hotels and resorts have wide range of services from transportation to first aid medical facilities.

Sports & Events

City has constructed a world class stadium i.e. Peter Mokaba Stadium exclusively for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2010. Peter Mokaba Stadium is a huge stadium with the capacity more than 46,000.

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Last Updated on: October 24th, 2017