Things to do in Port Elizabeth

A blog about things to do in the Friendly City of South Africa.

Explore Port Elizabeth's tourist attractions, activities and the many things to do in Port Elizabeth and in the Port Elizabeth area - from extreme adventure activities to milder family orientated activities.

Visit some of Port Elizabeth's famous restaurants and coffeeshops and experience our local flavours.

Gfi Art Gallery

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Tue November 4, 2014 in Art Galleries of our City.

Gutsche Family Investments Art Gallery
Port Elizabeth businenessman, Philipp Rowland Gutsche, died in the year 2000 leaving behind him a legacy of charity and goodwill. Mr Gutsche's daughter, Dorothea Moors, chairs the Gallery Board and the Board Members and Staff of the Gallery continue to uphold this legacy.

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Translation Services International

Posted by Roy says.... on Tue November 4, 2014 in Events in Port Elizabeth .

Translation Services International provides the most professional, efficient and cost-effective language translation service. It is the goal of TSI to help clients overcome the enormous gap between businesses, cultures and people across the world.

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Cuyler Manor Museum

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Tue November 4, 2014 in Uitenhage - a neighbouring town to Port Elizabeth.

The Cuyler Manor Museum forms part of the Uitenhage Museum and is a Cape Dutch style house that has been brought back to life, showing off period furniture and giving visitors the illusion of stepping back in time.

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Old Railway Station Museum

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Tue November 4, 2014 in Uitenhage - a neighbouring town to Port Elizabeth.

The Old Railway Station in Museum is an absolute must-see for locomotive enthusiasts. It is reputed to be one of the oldest railway stations in South Africa.

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Port Elizabeth Main Library

Posted on Tue November 4, 2014 in Historical buildings of Port Elizabeth.

The magnificent old Port Elizabeth Main Library is situated in the North-Western corner of Market Square. The first building on the site was constructed in 1835 and was initially used as a courthouse from 1854.

The present library building was officially opened in 1902. The building is regarded as an excellent example of Victorian Gothic architecture and the terra-cotta façade was manufactured in England.

The majestic Sicilian marble statue of Queen Victoria, which keeps watch over the Market Square, was erected and unveiled in 1903. Visitors are invited to browse around inside the Library.

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