latitude -25.702959 and longitude 28.157486

Destination Pretoria

Wonderboom Nature Reserve

The Wonderboom Nature Reserve is famous for its magnificent specimen of Ficus salicifolia,a wild fig tree called "Wonderboom" the tree is more than a 1000 years old

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Pretoria Art Museum

The Pretoria Art Museum host the largest collection of South African Art,displaying more than 3 000 works. including old masters such as Henk Pierneef, Frans Oeder, Irma Stern, Pieter Wenning and Maggie Laubser.

25o44'53.07" S28o12'47.86" E

National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the largest zoo in the country and the only one with a national status, housing 3117 specimens, 209 mammal species 1358 specimens of 202 bird species, and 3871 specimens of 190 fish species to name but a few.

The third largest collection of exotic trees can also be found at the Zoo.

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Union Building

The Union Building is Pretoria's most famous landmark, they symbolize the authority of the state and the status of the city as the administrative headquarters of the national government.

Sir Herbert Baker designed the building as well as surrounding gardens. The first corner was laid on 26 November 1901 and the building came to completion in 1913.

25 44'25.68"S 28 12'43.28"E

 

Church Square

Church Square lies in the heart of Pretoria, and is regarded as the cradle of the city that eventually developed into Pretoria.

Historical buildings in the square includes, the old Raadsaal, The Palace of Justice, the Law Chambers, the Old Nederlandshe Bank and the National Mint building, all testimony of the Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek