Northern Cape
Kimberley
Interesting

Kimberley

The Essential
Interesting
At 1.6km in diameter, the "Big Hole" is the world's largest man-made hole. This diamond mine, operated from 1870 to 1914, turned out to be one of the world's most productive. It triggered the growth of the city of Kimberley, the creation of the highly prosperous De Beers mining company and the colossal fortunes of a few people such as Cecil John Rhodes. The site has been turned into a museum village and the town also has some other interesting museums and art galleries.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Kimberley
Magersfontein Anglo-Boer War Museum Magersfontein Anglo-Boer War Museum
Magersfontein Anglo-Boer War Museum
More than 20,000 enlisted troops, 1,200
1:30
Big Hole Complex Big Hole Complex
Big Hole Complex
Laid out around the famous "Big Hole",
2:00
William Humphreys Art Gallery
William Humphreys Art Gallery
The gallery houses one of South Africa's
2:00
Duggan-Cronin Gallery
Duggan-Cronin Gallery
On the other side of the park
2:00
Honoured Dead Memorial Honoured Dead Memorial
Honoured Dead Memorial
At the centre of a huge roundabout
1:00
McGregor Museum
McGregor Museum
Responsible for numerous historic
1:30