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The Port Elizabeth Opera House has a unique history. Preceding the railway lines by two years, it is not only the oldest Opera House in the Southern Hemisphere, but the only Victorian Theatre left on the continent.
Port Elizabeth’s Donkin Reserve is better known for it’s historical interest than its wildlife. In fact, the only wildlife you’ll find here are birds. Situated near the beach in the midst of a historical and commercial hub interspersed by inner city suburbia, the Donkin Reserve is essentially a small open public space which was proclaimed by the founder of the city, Sir Rufane Donkin. The ...
Port Elizabeth may be a small city when compared to cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town, but it enjoys a strong cultural atmosphere and a vibrant nightlife. The theatrical scene in Port Elizabeth is constantly changing and visitors can expect to enjoy a number of different performances at the local Opera House on any given day of the week. Of course, not every performance at this local ...