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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
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$88.70
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$88.70

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
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$79.22
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$79.22
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Pretoria city half day tour

Pretoria city half day tour

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Ideal for travelers with limited time in Pretoria, this guided half-day private tour is a great way to learn about the area’s history and tick off a variety of key sights in a short space of time. Find out stories about the first European settlers in the Cape area, and see the Voortrekker monument, the Kruger House Museum, Church Square, and the Union Buildings.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.69
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$77.69
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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
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$91.15
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$91.15

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
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$56.59
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$56.59

Pretoria Capital Tour

Pretoria Capital Tour

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This tour is the perfect shortcut to discovering the most interesting sights in Pretoria. Save the research time and reap the benefits of having a full itinerary planned out for you. To avoid delays waiting for public transport, hassle-free air-conditioned transportation is included. Notable sights on the itinerary include the Voortrekker Monument, Kruger House Museum, Church Square, and the Union Buildings.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.59
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$82.59

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
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$85.65
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$85.65
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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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$85.65
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$85.65
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Pretoria Full Day City Tour

Pretoria Full Day City Tour

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This is absolutely a unique experience in a lifetime. South Africa has 3 Capital Cities being Cape Town seat of Parliament, Bloemfontein for the Judiciary and Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa. After Washington DC, only Pretoria has second biggest diplomatic representation than any city than any other city in the world. Visit the Union Building, Voortrekker Monument, Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Jacaranda street and get to see Unisa and other institutions of amongst others.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.31
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$87.31

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
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$146.82
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$146.82
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Culture, Wildlife and Heritage 3 Days

Culture, Wildlife and Heritage 3 Days

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This 3-day private tour teaches you about South Africa’s culture, history, and wildlife. Save time planning transport and booking entry tickets, as transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle and admission to sights are included. Along the way, learn about Nelson Mandela’s life with visits to the Apartheid Museum and Mandela House; enjoy a safari at Pilanesberg National Park; and tick off Pretoria’s top sights, such as the Voortrekker Monument.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$696.79
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$696.79
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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
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$162.73
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$162.73
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Pretoria City 4 Hours Private Guided Tour with Pick Up

Pretoria City 4 Hours Private Guided Tour with Pick Up

The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African Government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. Voortrekker Monument is a massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. Paul Kruger House, is a modest and informative house museum in downtown Pretoria outlines the life and times of the 19th-century Afrikaans leader and Transvaal President Paul Kruger. The bungalow-style home was built for the large Kruger family in 1884 by English-speaking architect Charles Clark, who legend has it used to mix his cement with milk rather than water. The long veranda in front of the house is its most famous feature and it is said that the president loved nothing more than to spend time here chatting to passers-by.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.22
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$79.22
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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 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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$58.12
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$58.12

Pretoria City Tour

Pretoria City Tour

Your guide will take you on a sightseeing tour in Pretoria, administrative Capital of South Africa . Sightseeing places to visit are Voortrekker monument , Church Square , Palace of Justice , Paul Kruger Museum , Union Buildings
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.63
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$82.63

Pretoria Tour

Pretoria Tour

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Spend a full day in “Jacaranda City” (so called because of the many Jacaranda trees which transform the city streets into blankets of magnificent purple every October). Serving as the seat of the administrative branch of the South African government, Pretoria is one of the country’s three Capital cities. Founded in 1855, it was named after the Voortrekker leader, Andries Pretorias. A regal, quiet city, its interesting history is hidden between magnificent towers, classical architecture, and amphitheatres. Learn everything you need to know about the “City of Tshwane” with Stephenson Adventures!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.29
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$122.29
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Full-Day Private Tour of Pretoria

Full-Day Private Tour of Pretoria

The guide lives and grew up in Pretoria so there will be lots of interesting stories of his school years 40 years ago and playing sports for the national and provincial teams. The Voortrekker monument is not only beautiful, but it's also very interesting and the guide will be able to give you the history of South Africa and answer all questions about the past. The tour gives you a fantastic historical and cultural experience
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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$76.47
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$76.47

Pretoria & Cullinan Tours-Full Day

Pretoria & Cullinan Tours-Full Day

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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
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$110.57
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$110.57

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
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$82.59
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$82.59
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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
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$78.30
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$78.30
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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
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$70.66
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Pretoria, Joburg and Soweto Full Day Tour

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
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$101.25
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$101.25
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Full Day Private Tour in Johannesburg and Pretoria

Full Day Private Tour in Johannesburg and Pretoria

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Explore the contrast between 2 giant cities, this tour will take you from the richest city in Africa, Johannesburg to the capital city of South Africa, Pretoria. Enjoy learning the history of these giant cities and taking pictures of South Africa's giant cities Pretoria and Johannesburg city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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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.