Pretoria, Capital of the ZAR, the Union of South Africa, the Republic of South Africa and the new South Africa. Stop at the Union Building, home to the president’s office, from where you can delight in a panoramic view of the Jacaranda City.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Kruger House Museum, Pretoria, GautengThe Museum consists of the original house in which S.J.P. Kruger, President of the old Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (ZAR), and his family lived during the last years of the 19th century, as well as two display halls and President Kruger’s State Railway Coach.Pass By: Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Pretoria, GautengThe Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary is a 11.76 ha nature reserve located in the Walkerspruit Open Space System, in the Nieuw Muckleneuk suburb of Pretoria, South Africa. It became the first bird refuge in Pretoria when it was opened by the then mayor of Pretoria, Mr. W. J. Seymore, on 27 October 1956Stop At: Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, GautengThe majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in Pretoria in a nature reserve. It is a unique Monument which commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaner and is situated in a beautiful setting.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Union Buildings, Pretoria, GautengPretoria’s Union Buildings, the official seat of the national government, house the offices of the South African president and are located atop the Meintjieskop. An important South African heritage site, the impressive building is surrounded by pretty terraced gardens that offer panoramic views over the city.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Melrose House, Pretoria, GautengThis historical house, built in 1886, is either pointed out or visited as part of the tourStop At: Church Square, Pretoria, Gautenghurch Square in central Pretoria was the site of the city’s first church, built in 1855. During its early years, the square was used as a marketplace and sports field and today is the grandest civic square in the city.For visitors who adore 19th century and early 20th century architecture, Church Square is one of the must-see places. The square is surrounded by historical buildings in varying neo-classical architectural styles, including the impressive Palace of Justice where former president Nelson Mandela and several of his comrades were tried and charged for treason during the infamous Rivonia Trial, the Old Capitol Theatre and the Ou Raadsaal (Old Government) building. Other notable buildings include the Old Nederlandsche Bank building.Duration: 30 minutes