Bloemfontein is South Africa’s judicial capital and the capital of the Free State
Province. The city lies almost in the centre of the country and is a regular layover
for those travelling between Johannesburg and the coastal cities of Cape Town, Port
Elizabeth and East London.
Typical of all cities, Bloemfontein has its share of schools, parks, business
centres, contemporary malls, an efficient transport system and recreational
facilities, however, much of the city’s historic architecture has been retained and
a great deal of emphasis placed on greening the city.
Aside from the top legal minds resident in Bloemfontein, the city is also an
academic hub with the country’s top-ranked school and one of the finest universities
located here. It’s a cultured place where those who live here appreciate the
sandstone buildings, the clean tree- and flower-lined streets and parks, and the
reason why it’s called the City of Roses.
Bloemfontein is rugby country and Saturday afternoons grind to a standstill when the
city’s cherished Cheetahs rugby team take to the field. Ask your agent to invite you
to a live game or find a festive venue to join the locals watch a televised away