Gauteng DestinationsBrooklyn, Pretoria
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!