Magnificent architecture and splendor of natural colors, warm sun and wide range of entertainments - Pretoria has become a favorite place of rest for thousands of travelers. The city is divided into small blocks, each of which will be interesting and has prepared many surprises for curious tourists.
The majority of cultural and historical monuments are concentrated in the downtown area. Church Street is the heart of Pretoria. This street is also known as the longest one in the world. During the walk on it you can see most beautiful architectural buildings of the city: Anglican Cathedral, the Mint, the Palace of Justice as well as the building of old post office and several major banks.
Bryntirion is considered the biggest park of the city. You will also find several interesting buildings in this park. The Presidential residence is a truly amazing creation, which is more like a posh palace, rather than an office building.
In the eastern part of the city are located most popular entertainment venues, cafes, restaurants and shops. Despite the fact that these districts are the newest ones, the nature here is as beautiful as in the old part of the city. Tall buildings made of concrete and glass are mixed with spacious parks and avenues. The local Botanical Garden is also located nearby. This garden features a rich collection of rare plants and can conquer with the world-famous Cape Town garden. Don’t forget to visit the National Park, which main feature is beautiful statues and fountains.
Those tourists, who wish to visit major museums of the city, are recommended to make excursions to Museum of Kruger and Military Museum, Art Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts.