Pretoria East Places of Interest

Pretoria East is situated in Pretoria, in Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Pretoria East

Mandela's Statue at the Union Buildings

A nine-metre high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela has stood at the foot of the Union Buildings since it was unveiled by Jacob Zuma a day after Mandela's funeral in Qunu, in December 2013. It is the tallest ...

Pretoria National Botanical Gardens

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 ...

Pretoria National Zoological Gardens

This is one of the most famous zoos in the world and the largest in South Africa. The most interesting feature of the zoo is the aquarium and reptile park. Visitors can also take a ride in the famous cable ...

Sammy Marks Museum

A visit to the Victorian style home of South Africa’s first industrialist and entrepreneur, Sammy Marks, is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. The beautiful home, known as Zwartkoppies hall, is set in ...

Women's Monument

On August the 9th 1956 over 20 000 women of South Africa, of different races, marched through Pretoria in protest to present petitions to the then prime minister, JG Strijdom. They objected to the pass law ...

... and little further afield

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Why Dinokeng Game Reserve is such an attraction is because it provides Big 5 game viewing really close to Pretoria - half an hour, or an hour from OR Tambo International Airport. Which means you can simply ...

Freedom Park

The Freedom Park opened its doors in December 2007. It is a space where South Africans and visitors to the country can reflect on the past, and is an inspiration for the future. It is regarded as one of the ...

Gautrain

The Gautrain is an 80 kilometre mass rapid transit railway system, which is a long-winded way of saying that Johannesburg constructed a (really) fast train that cuts out all of the traffic to and from the ...

Museum of Natural History

On one of the major streets in the centre of Tshwane, the capital city of South Africa, lies what is regarded as the country’s leading natural history museum, open every day of the week. Founded in 1892, the ...

National Cultural History Museum

The National Cultural History Museum is regarded as a centre for living culture and it focuses on the diversity of the country’s cultures and history of its people. It includes objects, manuscripts, documents, ...

Pebble Rock Golf Course

Pretoria is a bustling city in Gauteng, but is also known for its pretty tree-lined streets, and its deep history and heritage. The aesthetic loveliness of this area is showcased at the Pebble Rock Golf ...

South African State Theatre

The huge State Theatre complex in Church Street in Pretoria / Tshwane, with its five theatres and huge public square, opened in 1981 as a non-profit, government funded company famous for lavish productions ...

Tswaing Meteorite Crater Museum

One of only four meteorite crater museums in the world (the others are in the US, Germany and France) the Tswaing Crater and its museum lie roughly 40 kilometres north of Pretoria. Not only is the Tswaing ...

Voortrekker Monument Nature Reserve

The reserve, in which you can see zebra, wildebeest, buck and other small mammals like mongoose, genets, hedgehogs and porcupines, was declared in 1992. Because of its position upon a hill, the reserve has ...

Wingate Park Country Club

Lush and luxuriant in the wet summer months and well groomed throughout the year, the championship Wingate Park course has been rated among the top 20 in South Africa. Wingate Park was considered good enough ...

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