Pretoria

Pretoria is South Africa’s administrative capital – with its colonial buildings and Jacaranda trees lining the streets, has a far more sedate pace. It’s located just 50 kilometers north of Johannesburg. Pretoria is often the first or last stop in the journey for luxury trains like the Blue Train and the Rovos Rail.

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Highlights in Pretoria

  • Take in the wonderful panoramic views over Pretoria
  • Photograph the purple Jacaranda trees all over the city
  • Go on a historical tour of the city and see the Union buildings and Voortrekker Monument
  • Visit the UNESCO site ‘Cradle of Humankind’ located between Pretoria and Johannesburg

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