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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...more
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Eeufees Road, Pretoria 0187, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

This a very impressive architectural structure depicting South African history. There's a small conservation fee payable at the gate, but well worth a visit

Thank Francois d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Wife and I visited the monument and found it very informative and the view from the top is very good looking out over Pretoria. Just bear in mind you pay as soon as you enter at the barrier not at the monument.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The majestic granite structure is awe inspiring up close with wonderful architecture & intricate statues depicting history of the Voortrekker people on par with any European monument. Definitely a must see

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there during the Heritage day long weekend in 2017, I must say it was a tad disappointing, I did not see or offered a guided tour so we had to walk around clueless. We sat at some "restaurant" and the only thing that...More

Thank Y9509BGbrendas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt place was run ok. Staff not to friendly and helpful. Cool views from the top which is totally worth it. Interesting but very "opinionated" history. Made me feel like God only belonged to a particular group of people. Which is something maybe a local...More

Thank Keegan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This highly impressive building, set just outside Pretoria is an absolute must to visit. The outside is arcitechtually magnificent but the inside is like a mausoleum. Right at the bottom is a tombstone built to commemorate the Battle of Blood River where the Afrikaners vowed...More

Thank 42markbriggs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is absolutely amazing. The sculptures are so huge it is unbelievable. And, of course the history surrounding this magnificent place is mind-blowing. It is a must see, at least once in every person's life.

Thank anneliesedorfling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the „must have seen“ places in Pretoria. The place is a little bit outside from the center of Pretoria but good reachable by car and of course tourist busses.

Thank HaDa_CGN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every Afrikaans person should visit this place somewhere in their lifetime- it is very patriotic experience that you will not regret but the entry fee is a bit steep. It is well over R70 per person to visit.

Thank Willanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lovely outing for a weekend morning to show my two 10 year old boys a bit if history. The building is kept very neat as well as the gardens. I paid R160 for a family entrance for two adults and two children....More

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Nancy A
19 January 2018|
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Response from Atv6 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website: Reserve Tickets Quantity Adult - Museum and Monument R70.00 Quantity SA Kinders 2 tot 18/Children 2 to R35.00 Quantity SA Pensionarisse/Pensioners en Studente/Students + More... More
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Colleen R
8 January 2018|
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Response from Deanen P | Reviewed this property |
YES Colleen, there are family trees present at the Monument.
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