Pretoria City Tour

Pretoria City Tour

Pretoria (Tshwane) is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the seat of the administrative branch of government (Cape Town is the legislative capital, and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital), and of foreign embassies to South Africa. Pretoria has a reputation for being an academic city with three universities, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Human Sciences Research Council...Named: Tshwane we are the SAME.
Nicknamed Jacaranda City due to its tendency in spring to go from urban grey to an amazing purple as the jacaranda trees flower.
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Voortrekker Monument, Eeufees Road Groenkloof 358-Jr, Pretoria 0027 South Africa

Guided tour of the History of Pioneers From the Cape to the interior

1836/7

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Kruger Museum, 60 Church Street, Pretoria 0081 South Africa

Presidential Resident ,the first in Pretoria to be lit by electricity,The house contains either the original furnishings or items from the same historical period, House with a Taste (Milk was used, instead of water, for mixing the cement from which the house was constructed, as the cement available was of poor quality.

Stop At: Church Square, Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria 0186 South Africa

The square at the historic centre of the city of Pretoria, South Africa. The founder of Pretoria, Marthinus Pretorius,determined that the square be used as a market place and church yard. It was subsequently named for the church buildings that stood at the centre of the square from 1856 to 1905. The square's most prominent feature

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: UNISA Main Campus, Preller St, Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa

is the largest university system in both South Africa and Africa by enrollment. It attracts a third of all higher education students in South Africa. Through various colleges and affiliates, UNISA has over 300,000 students, including international students from 130 countries worldwide, making it one of the world's mega universities and the only such university in Africa.Founded in 1873 as the University of the Cape of Good Hope, the University of South Africa (or Unisa as it is commonly known) spent most of its early history as an examining agency for Oxford and Cambridge universities and as an incubator from which most other universities in South Africa are descended. In 1946, it was given a new role as a distance education university and today it offers certificate, diploma and degree courses up to doctoral level.....Notable alumni (students and faculty)

Nelson Mandela, former president of the Republic of South Africa, received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in 1942 and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) in 1988

F. W. de Klerk, former State President of South Africa, received an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D. Honoris Causa) in 1995

Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haitian politician, received a Doctor of Literature and Philosophy (D.Litt et Phil.) in African Languages in 2007

Pass By: Fountains Valley Resort, Fountains Road, Pretoria 0181 South Africa

proclaimed as a nature reserve by President Paul Kruger on 1 February 1895. Consequently, this 60 ha reserve, along with the contiguous Groenkloof Nature Reserve, constitute the oldest nature reserves on the African continent.The Apies River flows through the resort, and there are two natural water sources in the area. The resort has various recreational facilities such as a caravan park, swimming pool, lapa, playground and barbecue facilities.The historic ruins of the house of Lucas Cornelius Bronkhorst (1795–1875) is located near the resort. The Bronkhorst family was part of Hendrik Potgieter's trek party during the Great Trek, and were the first owners of the farms in the district where Pretoria was later established.The Fountains Valley is a recreational resort at the southern entrance to Pretoria

Stop At: Union Buildings, Government Avenue, Pretoria 0002 South Africa

Though not in the centre of Pretoria, the Union Buildings occupy the highest point of Pretoria, and constitute a South African national heritage site, the official seat of the South African Government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. The imposing buildings are located in Pretoria, atop Meintjieskop at the northern end of Arcadia

These buildings, built from light sandstone, were designed by the architect Sir Herbert Baker(With Sir Edwin Lutyens he was instrumental in designing, among other buildings, Viceroy's House, Parliament House, and the North and South Blocks of the Secretariat, all in New Delhi, which in 1931 became the capital of the British Raj, as well as its successor states the Dominion of India and the Republic of India.) in the English monumental style and are 285 m long. They have a semi-circular shape, with the two wings at the sides, this serves to represent the union of a formerly divided people.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Freedom Park, Koch & 7th Avenue Salvokop, Pretoria South Africa

Freedom Park is a heritage site and museum
It is a multifaceted heritage precinct that consists of a series of memorial sites, linked by the common themes of freedom and human rights
It is situated on Salvokop Hill and is dedicated to the memory of those who fought for freedom and human rights in South Africa
The park includes a memorial with a list of the names of those killed in the South African Wars, World War I, World War II, and during the apartheid era

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"



Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all Hotels,Guest Houses,B & B's,Houses,Airport,Train Stations

Airports

  • Lanseria Airport, Lanseria South Africa
  • Johannesburg Intl Airport, Johannesburg South Africa


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water

No Incluye

  • Lunch - Lunch/Single Drink can be Added to the Full Day Tour
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Brunch

Instalaciones


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