Fascinating History

During this half day tour you will learn a lot about the fascinating history of South Africa. Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa and therefore full of historic sites. Many streets in Pretoria are lined with Jacaranda tree and the city also known as the Jacaranda city.

We visit the Union Buildings, headquarters of the government. The buildings are situated in beautifully terraced gardens and you will enjoy an idyllic walk through these lovely gardens.

Another major attraction on this tour is the Voortrekker Monument. This monument is of great significance to many Afrikaans speaking South Africans as is a symbol of Afrikaner Nationalism. The monument is in the shape of a big stone cube. The interior walls depict the story of the Great Trek, a mass movement of Afrikaner Boers who resented British rule.

Next interesting site on our tour is the Paul Kruger House Museum. Kruger National Park is named after Paul Kruger. Learn more about this fascinating man and his life. The house displays furniture and personal items of the Kruger family.

Pretoria has character in its buildings and during this city architecture tour you will be given ample opportunity to ask your guide about the history behind the buildings and culture. We visit Church Square with prominent buildings like the Ou Raadsaal, Palace of Justice and Capital Theatre. We can talk for hours about Pretoria and we will when you join is on this tour.

What’s Included

  • Transfer in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance to Voortrekker Monument & Nature Reserve
  • Entrance Paul Kruger House Museum