Heritage Tourism

The N3 Gateway is a region rich in historical and cultural heritage. From walking through museums of by-gone eras to sipping beer in a Basotho village, there is much to learn along the N3 Gateway about how South Africa became a rainbow nation.
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Warden has one of the largest Dutch Reformed Churches in South Africa, with seating for 1 750 people. http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

Warden has one of the largest Dutch Reformed Churches in South Africa, with seating for 1 750 people.

Okhahlamba Drakensberg not only has outstanding natural beauty, is also contains Africa’s highest mountain range south of Kilimanjaro, and the largest and most concentrated series of rock art paintings in Africa - making it a World Heritage site of both natural and cultural significance.     http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

The San/ Bushman people lived in the mountainous Drakensberg area of South Africa for more than years, leaving behind them outstanding rock art which throws much light on their way of life and their beliefs.

Statue of the Barefoot Lady http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

Statue of the Barefoot Lady, trekker women Johanna Smit - Retief’s Pass

Front facade of Natal Museum http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

Front facade of Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg

Dundee Church http://www.n3gateway.com/the-n3-gateway-route/dundee-endumeni-tourism.htm

Dundee Church http://www.n3gateway.com/the-n3-gateway-route/dundee-endumeni-tourism.htm

Spioenkop Battlefield - Mass British Grave by George Irwin http://www.n3gateway.com/the-n3-gateway-route/the-battlefields-route.htm

Spioenkop Battlefield mass British Grave by George Irwin

Gandhi Statue, Ladysmith http://www.n3gateway.com/the-n3-gateway-route/emnambithi-ladysmith-municipality.htm

Gandhi Statue, Ladysmith http://www.n3gateway.com/the-n3-gateway-route/emnambithi-ladysmith-municipality.htm

Nelson Mandela Capture Site in the Midlands Meander by Jonathan Burton http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

Sculpture of former South African President Nelson Mandela commemorating the anniversary of Mandela’s capture by the apartheid police. Made from 50 steel columns anchored in a concrete base.

The Memel Museum http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

The Memel Museum http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

The Union Buildings http://www.n3gateway.com/things-to-do/heritage-tourism.htm

Suitably nicknamed the Jacaranda City as Pretoria is transformed into a radiant purple mass when the Jacaranda trees are in bloom (October – November). Take a half day tour of the capital city of South Africa with one of our guides today.

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