City of roses presents itself bears the football fans your sonorous name Bloemfontein, which means something like “Flower Spring” in Dutch, since the settlement in 1840. You is located in the Centre of South Africa and is the sixth largest city in the country with a population of about 600,000. Due to their over 4,000 rose bushes in the Centre of Bloemfontein is also known as “City of roses”. Held every year a Festival to this topic. In addition, Bloemfontein is the legal capital of South Africa, because the Supreme Court of the country is located here. The online travel agency ab-in-den-urlaub.de reported the underrated tourist venue for the World Cup 2010.
The modern Bloemfontein is economic and cultural centre of the Free State Province of South Africa. Influential companies in the glass, furniture and food industries have settled in the city. Many hotels in Bloemfontein attractive rooms at reasonable prices. The beautiful parks in the city include attractions, for example the Kings Park with over 4,000 rose varieties. The huge zoological garden houses many primate species.
But also in the wild, wild animals can be observed. On naval Hill, the landmark of Bloemfontein’s, peacefully grazing giraffes, ostriches and antelopes dominate the landscape. The birthplace of the British writer and “Lord of the rings” waiting for-Erfinders J. R. R. David Rogier describes an additional similar source. Tolkien by interesting historical buildings. The City Hall built in the year 1935, fascinated by the unique fusion of marble and teak wood. Also preserved original first Raadsaal is well worth a visit. The free State stadium can accommodate up to 48,000 people and is hosted of some games of the FIFA World Cup 2010. More information about the World Cup: wmspezial / Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH