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Bloemfontein, in South Africa's Free State region, is a lovely city recognized for its rich history, outstanding natural beauty, and cultural attractions. Bloemfontein is a city that has something for everyone, with its well-kept parks, ancient landmarks, and lively streets.


  • Visit the National Women's Memorial
  • Explore the Franklin Game Reserve
  • Visit the Free State National Botanical Garden
  • Go on a tour of the Anglo-Boer War Museum
  • Explore the Bloemfontein Zoo
  • Visit the Oliewenhuis Art Museum
  • Explore the Military Museum

Best Time To Visit

Bloemfontein experiences a semi-arid climate, with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters. The best time to visit is from October to April when temperatures are pleasant and rainfall is minimal.

 January  24.9  0
 February  25.7  5
 March  25.3  10
 April  22.3  10
 May  18.7  10
 June  15.0  10
 July  14.2  10
 August  16.4  10
 September  18.6  5
 October  21.0  0
 November  23.0  0
 December  24.3  0

Getting There

Bloemfontein is roughly 500 kilometers from Johannesburg and 200 kilometers from Pretoria. It is easily accessible by vehicle, with multiple motorways linking Bloemfontein to other South African cities. Bloemfontein Airport serves the city as well, with flights to a variety of domestic locations.


Bloemfontein has a variety of accommodation options, including luxury hotels, low-cost lodges, and self-catering flats. Depending on their interests and budget, visitors can choose from a number of alternatives either inside the city or in nearby areas.