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Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg
"Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Sandton or Rosebank area of Johannesburg. Board your air-conditioned minivan or coach and hear interesting facts about Pretoria as you drive to South Africa's administrative capital.After rou arrive in Pretoria and tour its historical highlights. Stroll the wide avenues and hear how the purple jacaranda that blooms here annually gave the city its nickname of ‘Jacaranda City’. Learn how Pretoria started life as a Boer farming community before where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 and view the statue of Paul Kruger or ‘Old Lion’ the Boer leader and first president of the Republic. Admire the City Hall and then stop outside the Union Buildings as your guide recounts how these sandstone-built government offices were the site of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's preside the 19th-century home of Kruger. Explore its rooms
From ZAR1,005.00
 
Private Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg
"Known as the Jacaranda City for all the purple blossom-bedecked trees which line its thoroughfares during certain times of year Pretoria or Tshwane as it is also now known is a charming quiet colonial-style city with a long often involved and always fascinating history which has molded it into its present elegant form. The City of Tshwane is home to the Union Buildings – residence of the Presidency and his government and home to Parliament during the winter months. Pretoria
From ZAR1,760.00
 
Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg
"Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Sandton or Rosebank area of Johannesburg. Board your air-conditioned minivan or coach and hear interesting facts about Pretoria as you drive to South Africa's administrative capital.After rou arrive in Pretoria and tour its historical highlights. Stroll the wide avenues and hear how the purple jacaranda that blooms here annually gave the city its nickname of ‘Jacaranda City’. Learn how Pretoria started life as a Boer farming community before where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 and view the statue of Paul Kruger or ‘Old Lion’ the Boer leader and first president of the Republic. Admire the City Hall and then stop outside the Union Buildings as your guide recounts how these sandstone-built government offices were the site of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's preside the 19th-century home of Kruger. Explore its rooms
From ZAR1,005.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Pretoria

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Voortrekker Monument

Voortrekker Monument was build to commemorate the Voortrekker Pioneers and their Journey from the Cape colony into the Interior of the Country which is now called South Africa between 1835 and...
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The Union Building

The Union Buildings forms the Official seat of South African Government and houses the Presidency as well as Department of Foreign Affairs. It was build between 1909 and 1913,Originally build to...
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Church Square

Church Square is one of the few places in the Pretoria CBD where you can get a sense of how Pretoria must have looked a century ago, and, as a result, is often used as a set for local period movies...
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Zoo

Pretoria Zoo is located just north of the CBD and is a good zoo, particularly by developing world standards. However, over the past couple of decades, seems to have been somewhat left behind by its...
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Nature Reserve

Situated south of Pretoria, I felt Rietvlei Nature Reserve had fewer wild animals that you can spot while driving. The good thing about Rietvlei is that most of the roads are tarred, there is...
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Freedom Park

As of 2010, there has been public discussion about the possibility of incorporating Freedom Park and the Voortrekker Monument into a single precinct. This would make sense, as the two are very close...
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Paul Kruger House

The Kruger House was the home of SJP Kruger, who was the president of th old ZAR (Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek). Kruger was a very influential figure in South African history. I'm sure that most people...
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Montecasino

The entire complex is designed in the style of Tuscany. If you're not gambling and not even shopping, you can still enjoy the beautiful buildings. The ceiling is painted so as to resemble a dusk sky....
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Transvaal Museum

Very inviting entrance to the museum, but is paying. It is devoted to the Natural History. The greater area around Tshwane (Pretoria) is known for one of the oldest archaeological evidences of...
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Erfenissentrum

Situated on the grounds of the Voortrekker museum, this centre is dedicated to Afrikaners and how life use to be. Some interesting things they have there, they play very very old Afrikaans music and...
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City Hall

The City Hall is located in an area called museum park. It is opposite the Transvaal Museum. It has a clock tower with 32 bells. In front are statues of Andries Pretorius (from whom the city got its...
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Melrose House

Melrose House is named after the famous Melrose Abbey in Scotland. It was built in 1886 by Pretoria businessman George Jesse Heys. Today this elegant house museum stands as a superb example of the...
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Art Museum

This museum dates back to the 1960's. It is a museum that houses many excellent collections. It is also here where International collections will be exhibited. Entrance fees are very little. Worth...
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Old Raadsall

The Raadsaal was the last parliament of the old Boer Republic oversaw by its last president Paul Kruger. It's a Renaissance Revival style building and sits on a corner of Church Square. The place...
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643 corner of Church and Wessels Streets, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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Cnr Schoeman & Beckett Sts, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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Cnr Park & Hill Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa
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390 Van Der Walt Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
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cnr Atterbury & Klarinet Roads, PO Box 36866, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0102, South Africa
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Schoeman and Leyds Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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PierreZA

"Pretoria - Capital of South Africa"
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CatherineReichardt

"The Jacaranda City (at least for the time being)"
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Braveheart.southafrr

"PRETORIA MY HOME TOWN............."
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Bwana_Brown

"Beautiful Capital of South Africa"
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Bushman23

"Africa's leading Capital"
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