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Brooklyn is a suburb of the city of Pretoria, South Africa. Brooklyn is a well-established, sought-after area, lying to the east of the city centre. It borders the University of Pretoria to its north and the suburbs of Groenkloof and Waterkloof to its south. Brooklyn is also the site of the well known Pretoria Boys High School.
Brooklyn encompasses high-end residential properties as well as several upmarket mall developments. One of the most popular and regularly visited malls is The Brooklyn Mall. With more than 170 awesome and diverse stores, The Brooklyn Mall is both classy but vibrant. Many shoppers are students from the nearby University of Pretoria. There is always something happening at this lively mall and definitely a shopper’s paradise. From cinemas to clothing stalls to entertainment facilities, there is something here for everyone.
World class restaurants and hip coffee shops line the streets filling the air with delightful and enticing aromas. Take a leisurely stroll down these streets and explore the spectacular architecture, curio shops and book stalls.
Another attraction in Brooklyn is the Art House on Brooklyn. This exclusive and luxurious Art House lures art lovers from all over to visit the exhibitions of work by various South African artists. The art works vary from fine art paintings, contemporary paintings, woodwork and sculptures made out of iron and ceramics. There are wonderful stalls and textiles from the Far East. These include hand woven carpets, oil paintings, bowls and much more. A visit here is a must!
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Brooklyn Mall is situated on the corner of Fehrsen and Lange Streets, New Muckleneuk, Pretoria. Brooklyn Mall is situated in the heart of Pretoria's Eastern suburbs and is the dynamic hub of this diplomatic area. With a compliment of more than 170 retail stores, Brooklyn Mall provides a comprehensive shopping choice. more information
Church Square is located in the centre of town and is somewhat of a landmark in Pretoria. This is a worthwhile visit not only for the interesting history, but the number of buildings surrounding it each with their own story. See the broze statue of former president of the old Transvaal Republic ... more information
The gardens contain indigenous plants from all over South Africa, including cycads and aloes, grouped according to their climatic region, all clearly marked. They are especially attractive in winter when many different species of aloe are in flower, and in spring when the daisies and mesem ... more information
Pretoria also serves as one of the country’s three capital cities, officially the executive or administrative capital. With plenty to see and do in Pretoria most tourists find a day trip is often not enough to explore all the city has to offer. Browse through the tours of Pretoria and contact one of our Tour Guides who ... more information
Designed by Sir Herbert Baker and completed in 1913. Considered by many to be the architect's greatest achievement & South Africa's architectural masterpiece. This was the setting for President Nelson Mandela's historic inauguration in 1994. The spacious, terraced gardens command fine views of the city ... more information
Named after the wild fig (Ficus salicifolia) Wonderboom, for which the reserve is famous, and which grows at the foot of the northern slopes of the Magalies Mountain range, the Wonderboom Nature Reserve lies to the north of the city - a 200 hectare reserve that has as its heart a 1 000 year old specimen... more information
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