Pretoria

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This mapee covers the main city area of Pretoria, South Africa. It is intended to give you a basic idea of the city’s layout and character of each.

Green area

 

This area is full of small farms. On many of them livestock is raised while others raise a variety of crops. The Onderstepoort animal research center is also located in this area. This is why many veterinary students live in the area. There are several places offering accommodation in the area. There are also several game lodges. The Bon Accord lake is 2 km from Onderstepoort.

Blue area

 

There are several excellent museums and other historical treasures in the central Pretoria area. There are 160 hotels in the Pretoria area and therefore finding affordable accommodation should not present any problems. Certain parts of central Pretoria are crime hotspots and this is why visitors should take care when moving around in those areas. There are many bars, restaurants, and other entertainment venues throughout the central city. Public transport is available in the form of buses and taxis. There is also the popular Gautrain railway system. They are many nightlife activities available in this area of the city.

Black area

 

One of the most popular attractions in Pretoria is located in this area and this is the Voortrekker Monument. There is also Freedom Park which commemorates the victory over apartheid and the establishment of a democratic rule in South Africa. There are also several military bases in the area.

Red area

 

The Pretoria National Botanic Garden can be found in the city’s eastern suburbs. This is an upmarket area with many shopping centers as well as a large number of entertainment venues. It is also an upmarket residential area which includes a golf course as well as a wildlife sanctuary.

Yellow area

 

Cullinan are situated approximately 30 km from Pretoria and this is where the famous Cullinan diamond mine is located. There are several hotels and other forms of accommodation available in the area. For the adrenaline junkies, there are quad bike rides, ab sailing, horse riding, hiking trails, and many other highly enjoyable activities.

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