|With the lilac splendour of jacarandas as its trademark, Pretoria
has grown into a metropolitan structure encapsulating a rainbow
It's here where colourful people from all around gather... where
busting trade and scintillating nightlife is offset by the tranquillity
of nature's reserves.
It's Africa with a touch Europe and a pinch of oriental spice.
Hooting taxi's, cars old and new, buses and trains drive past
hawkers selling an array of fresh fruit from surrounding farms.
And high up on Meintjeskop, sir Herbert Baker's famous architectural
wonder views it all the stately Union Buildings housing Government
Over the years, Pretoria lured many an investor. And along with
the industrial growth, people from all over settled in and around
Peri-urban areas such as Mamelodi, Atteridgeville and Soshanguve
sprung up and grew to feed this ever expanding metropole.
Stretching out from Pretoria's pulsating rhythm, is an area incorporating
the community of the beautiful Hartbeespoort dam, the bushveld
game farms surrounding Warmbaths, the rustic town of Brits and
the rural, yet modern Bronkhorstspruit.
The climate is as warm and pleasing as the people. The scenery
as colourful as its history.
It's a fascinating fusion of ancient and modern, indigenous and
- Monuments & Landmarks
- Parks & Gardens