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The neoclassical Union Buildings house Pretoria’s government headquarters and presidential offices. Designed in 1908, the sandstone wings represent South Africa’s Afrikaners and English people—joined by a central courtyard. While the building isn’t open to the public, you can always enjoy the surrounding gardens and statues.

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Government Ave., Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002
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Pretoria Historical Tour

Pretoria Historical Tour

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Pretoria ,The administrative Capital city of the then ZAR,The Union Of South Africa And the New South Africa. We also Visit The Union Buildings,The President’s State House.There you can have a nice scenery view of the Jacaranda City.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.22
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$76.22
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Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg

Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg

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Explore the highlights of Pretoria during a tour from Johannesburg. Join a knowledgeable guide for a visit to one of South Africa’s capitals, often called ‘Jacaranda City’ for the profusion of lavender blossoms on its tree-lined streets each spring. Walk to Church Square to see where Nelson Mandela received a life sentence in 1964 and the nearby building where he became president of South Africa three decades later. Visit the famous Voortrekker Monument and the 19th-century home of Boer leader Paul Kruger.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.25
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$103.25
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Half Day Pretoria City Tour

Half Day Pretoria City Tour

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With tree-lined avenues, striking architecture, and important monuments shining a light on a strong colonial history, Pretoria ranks among South Africa’s must-see cities. On this tour, spin through Pretoria in comfort by air-conditioned minivan with your guide and explore with ease. Take in top attractions including the Paul Kruger House Museum, the Voortrekker Monument, and the Union Buildings, and gain insight into South Africa’s rich culture and colonial past.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.96
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$77.96
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Pretoria city half day tour

Pretoria city half day tour

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Pretoria is one of the few most historical cities in the country. This made the city to be automatically centered in the world map. Though our city expert guide will take one back to 1652 when the first Europeans landed and settled in the Cape area, remember South Africa's existence is far beyond prior the 1652 . From wealth of his (the guide) knowledge and experience about this city one to gain more insight about Who and What events or incidents contributed in the making of this beautiful city. Never miss out the opportunity to explore it. We always honor your choice for touring with us.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.32
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$96.32
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Pretoria Capital City Tour from Pretoria, every TUESDAY

Pretoria Capital City Tour from Pretoria, every TUESDAY

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Get a comprehensive tour of Pretoria on this city highlights excursion. With a guide in the lead, you'll be sure not to miss anything; stops include the Union Building, Voortrekker Monument, and Church Square. Listen to in-depth commentary about Pretoria's role in South Africa's culture, politics, and history as you travel. This tour is a great option for first-time visitors in search of an orientation or those short on time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.36
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$53.36
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Private Pretoria Half Day Tour From Johannesburg

Private Pretoria Half Day Tour From Johannesburg

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Explore the history of modern South Africa during this private 5-hour day trip to Pretoria from Johannesburg. Learn the story of the ‘Afrikaaners’ in South Africa at the Voortrekker Museum, explore the various government buildings housing politicians like the president, and tour the Kruger Museum. Round-trip hotel transport, entrance fees, and snacks are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.66
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$131.66
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Pretoria City Guided Day Tour

Pretoria City Guided Day Tour

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Explore South Africa's capital city, Pretoria, on this sightseeing tour with a guide. Listen to commentary on the history, culture, architecture, and people of the "Garden City" while visiting the top attractions. Stops include Church Square, the Union Buildings, the Voortrekker Monument, and others. Lunch and round-trip hotel transportation included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$184.32
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$184.32
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Johannesburg & Pretoria Photo Tour

Johannesburg & Pretoria Photo Tour

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My photographic tour of the two major cities in South Africa takes you on a journey of views and history which you can research online. Every view, every photographer and every picture will tell a different story of your experience. I myself am a photographer and everytime I take a picture at the same place its a different magical experience. This is a unique, informative and captivating tour for young and old.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.15
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$83.15
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Pretoria Day Tour

Pretoria Day Tour

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‘We are marching to Pretoria! Pretoria! Pretoria!’ Ok, you won’t be marching so much as driving during this full-day tour exploring the fascinating history of South Africa’s capital city, but you will get plenty of exercise touring the city’s monuments, historic buildings and gardens. Start with the Voortrekker Monument, the biggest in all of Africa, then onward to see the Union Buildings, Kruger House Museum and Church square.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.31
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$130.31
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Culture, Wildlife and Heritage 3 Days

Culture, Wildlife and Heritage 3 Days

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The tour Itinerary covers the most visited destinations in Johannesburg or South Africa. These are SOWETO, APARTHEID MUSEUM, LESEDI CULTURAL VILLAGE, PILANESBURG NATIONAL PARK AND PRETORIA CITY. Ideal for time saving at a much deserving rates. Also the flexibility to accommodate our guests for Sun City Holiday Resort visit.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$789.26
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$789.26
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Half Day Pretoria City and Monuments Tour

Half Day Pretoria City and Monuments Tour

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Pretoria is an iconic city and is full of historical and cultural attractions. Join us on this journey of discovery as we take you back into time as well as discover the current culture of the city. Key attractions we visit include: union buildings Voortrekker monument Church square Pretoria city centre tour
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.01
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$97.01
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Pretoria Capital Tour

Pretoria Capital Tour

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Pretoria ,The administrative Capital city of the then ZAR,The Union Of South Africa And the New South Africa. We also Visit The Union Buildings,The President’s State House.There you can have a nice scenery view of the Jacaranda City.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.62
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$86.62
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Private Pretoria, Joburg and Soweto Full Day Tour

Private Pretoria, Joburg and Soweto Full Day Tour

Enjoy the sights of Pretoria from the Union Buildings, explore the historic places in Soweto, admire the culture, visit Constitution Hill, and take in the views. Discover all the sights and tastes that Pretoria, Johannesburg and Soweto have to offer, in a day.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$184.78
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$184.78
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Pretoria Capital City Tour from Johannesburg / Sandton, every TUESDAY

Pretoria Capital City Tour from Johannesburg / Sandton, every TUESDAY

Get a comprehensive tour Pretoria on this half-day excursion from Sandton. With a guide providing navigation and commentary, you'll embark on a curated itinerary designed to show you the highlights of the city in a short time. Get panoramic views of the the Jacaranda City from the preident's office in the Union Building and stop at all the other must-see Pretoria landmarks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.56
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$67.56
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Johannesburg Tour and Cape Town Tour in 10 Days Best Tour

Johannesburg Tour and Cape Town Tour in 10 Days Best Tour

Dive in to South Africa History in Cape Town and Johannesburg on these 10 Days Tour.Enjoy the best tour that combines all the best attractions in these 2 Cities. We will start the tour in Johannesburg where we will learn about the history of Apartheid and also get a taste of Safari before taking a flight and heading to Cape Town for the remainder of the Tour.
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  • 10 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,425.28
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$2,425.28
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Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg

Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg

Capital of South Africa, Pretoria is a city where colonial history and contemporary South African culture meet. On this guided city tour, take in top attractions including Church Square, Paul Kruger House, the Union Buildings, and the Voortrekker Monument, and gain insight into Pretoria’s colorful past. With transport by air-conditioned minivan, all entry fees, plus round-trip travel from your Johannesburg hotel included, see the best of South Africa’s capital with ease.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.89
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$128.89

Jacaranda City Tour(Half Day)

Jacaranda City Tour(Half Day)

The beauty of the colorful jacaranda trees and the union building makes this a must do Tour. And the success and failures the voortrekkers faced when they were making their movement into Africa during The Great Trek is a must visit.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.28
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$85.28
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Private Helicopter Flight Over Pretoria and Hartebeespoort Dam

Private Helicopter Flight Over Pretoria and Hartebeespoort Dam

When visiting a country you would usually want to see as much as possible in the quickest time with the least time wasted. Our private helicopter tour over the capital city of South Africa makes light work of it. We collect you from your hotel and take you through to the helipad while giving you a drive through tour while on the way. The hartebeespoort dam is an absolute must when visiting our province. The union buildings are usually too big to capture from the ground, so we make it possible by snapping pictures from above. Our experienced pilots have you covered. This tour can also be used as a wedding proposal platform. Imagine proposing over the immense green lands and historic sites to your beloved. We will do everything in our power to make this one epic trip to South Africa. This is our speciality and no one delivers like us.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,143.35
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$1,143.35
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Pretoria Half Day Tour

Pretoria Half Day Tour

Pretoria "Jacaranda City" is South Africa's Administrative Capital. We take you on an amazing cultural experience and cover all the historical monuments. Originally founded in 1855 by Marthinus Pretorius, a leader of the Voortrekkers, who named it after his father Andries Pretorius and chose a spot on the banks of the “Apies rivier”. An experience that will "Create Unique Memories."
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.83
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$65.83

Half Day (Morning) Storytelling Tour - South Africa's untold stories in Pretoria

Half Day (Morning) Storytelling Tour - South Africa's untold stories in Pretoria

Walk with a South African icon though Pretoria on this experiential historical city tour with a twist! Tour guides have been carefully selected to charismatically simulate the figures they have taken on as alter-egos. They have intimately studied and adopted every detail of their character, including their dialect, dress and life experience. From Paul Kruger or Dingaan, guests have the opportunity to meet and engage with the characters and to get answers to questions never before posed.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.03
Price varies by group size
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$71.03
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Half Day Pretoria City Tour - Cultural and Historical

Half Day Pretoria City Tour - Cultural and Historical

The city of Pretoria (aka The Jacaranda City) is South Africa’s administrative capital and we take you on an amazing cultural experience that includes tree lined avenues, inspiring architecture, historical monuments.
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  • 2 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Pretoria Special Tour

Pretoria Special Tour

Pretoria (Tshwane), in Gauteng Province, is the administrative capital of South Africa. Known as "Jacaranda City" for its thousands of jacaranda trees, it's also home to universities and government buildings. The semicircular Union Buildings encompass the president's offices and hosted Nelson Mandela's inauguration. Nearby is the Voortrekker Monument, honoring 19th-century Afrikaans settlers from the Cape Colony.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.22
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$76.22
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Private tour of Gauteng Province: Pretoria, Apartheid Museum & Soweto

Private tour of Gauteng Province: Pretoria, Apartheid Museum & Soweto

Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa, accounting for only 1.5% of the land area. Nevertheless, it is highly urbanised, containing the major highways and the country's largest city, Johannesburg, its administrative capital, Pretoria and the historical Soweto. We have combined the most popular attractions in the province in a day tour – if you only have one day to see it all, this is the tour for you:
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.52
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$145.52
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Pretoria & Cullinan Tours-Full Day

Pretoria & Cullinan Tours-Full Day

This Tour tells a history of South African White ancestors, how they suffered and struggled against black tribes to come and settle in Pretoria, this tour also tells you the history of the oldest mine pipe in the world
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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What are Union Buildings hours of operation?
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Union Buildings hours of operation: Gardens - 24hrs. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Union Buildings tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Union Buildings can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Union Buildings 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Union Buildings costs USD 53.36. Guided Union Buildings tours start around USD 53.36 per person.
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