Bloemfontein in Dutch means "spring of flowers" or "fountain of flowers" is the capital city of Free State, in South Africa. Located at the traveler's crossroads of South Africa, Bloemfontein has always been a great spot for rest to many weary road-trippers. This city of Roses has many attractions, cultural sites, unique orchid houses and friendly people. The atmosphere that one feels in Bloemfontein is quite warm and hospitable as quality of life is of prime importance to the people living here. This place has impressive architectural and historical heritage too which reminds one of its glorious past.
|Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit||:||The attractions in Bloemfontein include the Orchid House which has a tropical oasis, with amazing color and uniqueness. Then there's Loch Logan, a popular venue amongst the tourists. The Botanical Gardens or Aventura Maselspoort is a favorite spot of the tourists where you can enjoy various water sports. Other major attractions of Bloemfontein are The Bloemfontein Zoo, Naval Hill and the Franklin Reserve. Rugby Museum has one of the largest private collections of its kind in the world. There are enough highlights in Bloemfontein to keep travellers happily diverted for a full day or two like the Oliewenhuis Art Gallery that has a remarkable collection of South African sculptures and paintings.|
|State||:||Province is Free State.|
|Languages||:||Afrikaans, English or Sesotho.|
|Currency||:||Rand is the currency.|
|Geographic Coordination||:||29°06'S 26°13'E.|