VISIT

SWELLENDAM

Historic Buildings

In 1743 Swellendam was declared a magisterial district, the third oldest in South Africa. This outlying settlement soon became a gateway to the interior, and was visited by many famous explorers. 
 
Because of this Swellendam is rich in Historic Buildings and Heritage Sites. Here are a few of the Historic Buildings in the vicinity of the Drostdy and the Swellendam Tourism office.

Buildings shown below

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MUNICIPALITY

  

​Phone: + 27 (0) 28 514 8500


Fax: + 27 (0) 28 514 2694


Website: www.swellenmun.co.za

Located: 49 Voortrek St, Swellendam

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Mayville

This property is situated on land which originally formed part of the historical Drostdy complex in Swellendam. The house was built about 1853 for the owner, Daniël de Bruyn.