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Voortrekker Monument

Eeufees Road, Pretoria 0187, South Africa
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The majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in the northern part of South Africa in the Pretoria (Tshwane) region in a nature reserve. It is a unique Monument which commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaner and is situated in a beautiful setting. Today it is the most visited heritage site of its kind in Gauteng and one of the top ten cultural historical visitor attractions in the country.
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Eeufees Road, Pretoria 0187, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tells their story in great detail, Esp the hardships of their long arduous movement across South Africa .

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The long flight of stairs up is really really not for everyone! There must be another way! The toilets are midway up so it's difficult to get to from the bottom or when you get into the monument :( ... worst with bad weather. When...More

Thank livewell163
Reviewed 6 days ago

The history inside really give you a feel for South African culture and life. I would definitely recommend. Affordable and worth it !

Thank katievo96
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting historical site, built on one of the many hills surrounding Pretoria. It is set in a nature reserve so there are antelope wandering about and lovely indigenous plants. The monument is impressive, with wonderful marble murals. The 360-degree view of the...More

Thank 918John
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent time here. love the historical buildings with all the history behind it. Lovely place to go to and will be back for a full visit soon.

Thank Marilet S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of stairs to get to the Museum, but every step an experience. Make sure you bring your camera, walking shoes and a hat if you also want to see the beautiful gardens. The hand embroidered scenes of the Voortrekkers and their everyday difficulties...More

Thank petrol871
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could spend a good couple of hours at the Voortrekker Monument that offers great views of Pretoria. There is a good museum on the bottom and lower floors that has good displays and exhibits of the history. A lift takes you to the top...More

Thank WCOB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful buffet lunch on Sundays. Many stairs and a beautiful view! And a very interesting history, told with beautiful artwork.

Thank andreblignaut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing how well kept and informative the monument has grown into compared to 20 years ago. Very neat and multi tiered displays found in the monument are well presented and very neat. The restaurant provides good cuisine and caters for many tastes. The facilities for...More

Thank jlishman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Essential part of South Africa's history and you can see the whole of Pretoria from up there, especially beautiful when the Jakaranda trees are flowering.

Thank LizMorel
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22 November 2016|
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Response from Tutti G | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to contact the Voortrekker Monument and get information from them about a tour in French. They could probably make arrangements for such a tour.
Rob B
5 October 2016|
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Response from IntlTravlrRevwr | Reviewed this property |
There are substantial grounds around the monument but I don't know if pets are allowed in the structure itself. Check the website on that issue.
jan v
11 September 2016|
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Response from KirstenPTA | Reviewed this property |
If you are a history lover like myself, you find it worthwhile. It is a place that is well maintained at least and nice to visit. The monument itself is truly a huge monument and rich symbolism in the design with a museum... More