Nieu Bethesda is another small Karoo Town that was founded in the 1870s. Not far from Graaff Reinet, Nieu Bethesda is dominated by the Sneeuberg mountain range and overlooked by the high Compassberg peak.

It is a quiet and undeveloped town that attracts a small community of resident artists. In addition to the peace and natural beauty, drawcards for visitors include the outsider art of Helen Martins at the famous Owl House and an interesting fossil exploration centre.

View of the small town of Nieu Bethesda in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

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