Pretoria Travel Guide


Botanical GardensPhone: +27 (0)12 843-5194Hours: Open 8AM to 6PM dailyPrice: R15 entrance fee
National Zoological Gardens (The Zoo)232 Boom StreetPhone: +27 (0)12 328-3265Price: R10 for secure parking plus R36 entrance fee. For those not inclined to walk, golf carts are available at R80 per hourAquarium, reptile park and all the larger mammals. One can also camp within the zoo on Friday and Saturday nights.
The Union Buildings2 Church StreetPhone: +27 (0)12 323-5649The location of the South African presidency with beautiful gardens. Building designed by sir Herbert Baker.
The Wonderboom (Wonder tree)Wonderboom Nature ReserveA fig tree over 1000 years old
Museums and Galleries
Correctional Services MuseumPhone: +27 (0)12 314-1766Hours: Open 9AM to 3PM Monday to Friday
Melrose House Museum275 Jacob Mar StreetPhone: +27 (0)12 322-2805Where the peace treaty that ended the Anglo-Boer War as signed in 1902.
National Cultural History Museum149 Visagie StreetPhone: +27 (0)11 324-6082Learn about the people and the cultures of South Africa, from the Iron age till today. (Wheelchair friendly).
Pioneer MuseumPhone: +27 (0)12 803-6086Hours: Open 9AM to 4PM dailyPrice: R7 entrance feeAn old pioneer house
Transvaal MuseumPaul Kruger StreetPhone: +27 (0)12 322-7632Where you can meet Mrs. Pless when she is not on tour somewhere.
Voortrekker Monument and Fort ScanskopEeufees Road, GroenkloofPhone: +27 (0)12 326-6770Price: R40 per person
Freedom ParkSalvokop of Potgieter StreetPhone: +27 (0)12 470-7400Fax: +27 (0)12 361-0021
Kruger House Museum60 Church StrPhone: +27 (0)12 326-9172Fax: +27 (0)12 328-5173

source: Wikivoyage

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    Sammy Marks House

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    Melrose House

    275 Jacob Mare St.

    Melrose House is a stately mansion located in Pretoria, South Africa. Built in 1886 by the prosperou...

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  • Union Buildings

    Union Buildings

    Church Street

    The Union Buildings (Afrikaans: Die Uniegebou) form the official seat of the South African governmen...

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    Spotted in Pretoria, Illyria House is a luxury hotel comfortably located close to Illyria House Spa, Melrose House and Burgers Park. Some other prominent points of intere...

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    Seen within Pretoria, Waterfalls Boutique Hotel is a premium hotel comfortably found in close proximity to Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Hazel Food Market and Makop...

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    Spotted in Pretoria, Holiday Inn Express Pretoria Sunnypark is opportunely located near Union Buildings, State Theater and Burgers Park. Many other visited tourist attrac...

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