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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 21 September 2012

A gripping exhibition of the history of this country over the last 180 years. Some very interesting exhibits showing the everyday lives of people who participated in the Great Trek.

Thank benrose
Reviewed 19 September 2012

If you are interested in the history of the country, do not miss this. Well managed and informative. Spend at least a morning.

Thank sp l
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Interesting monument and best visited with a tour guide or someone that is able to explain the reliefs, tapestries etc.

Thank amergalinpretoria
Reviewed 2 September 2012

The story of the trekkers who settled in the SA interior. Very professional staff and beautiful views of Pretoria.

Thank Suzipurn
Reviewed 16 August 2012

If you like beautiful old buildings then you nust go and see this one....its sits in a hill top and overlooks most of Pretoria....lots of steps...

Thank PortofinoGuest ... P
Reviewed 15 August 2012 via mobile

We took my daughter to the monument so she could learn more about her heritage. It was a lovely day out. The carvings on the walls in the large hall are very descriptive and brings history to life. The view of the tomb of the...More

2  Thank SimmsyB
Reviewed 6 August 2012

The amazing story of the first Trekkers that left the Cape Colony and trekked into the Central and Northern parts of the South African Continent, depicted on 27 marble "friezes" in the entrance hall of the Monument. The amazing Cenotaph, where every year on 16...More

1  Thank Flightoftheeagletour
Reviewed 31 July 2012

It was build over 100 yearsa ago, even the black people visit it, the view is stunning over the whole Pretoria. The resturants serve very good food, staff very friendly and easy to visit, good old memories of South African's all races,

2  Thank 4578_12
Reviewed 29 July 2012

My friend, also a native of USA, took me here because of the interesting parallels between the history of the pioneers crossing and conquering the natives in what is now the States and the pioneers crossing what is now South Africa and their strife with...More

Thank CRue1986
Reviewed 26 July 2012

A great monument and depicts the history of the Afrikaner Voortrekker people in an excellent manor. Beautiful murials, cenotaph, old antique Bibles, clothing, needlework, weaponry are all on display. Great outdoor area with an open amphitheatre.

Thank Catz T
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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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