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Pretoria, the capital of South Africa. Situated approx 50 km north of Johannesburg Airport. Pretoria was founded in 1855 and named after Andries Pretorius. The seat of the South African President is in the Union Buildings. Affectionately know as the Jacaranda City with its enormous number of Jacaranda trees planted along the street. The Jacaranda trees blossoming in a Blue/Purple colour usually in October. The Flowers make for a beautiful city with many historical buildings.
It is a beautiful city with its many historical buildings. Situated just north of Johannesburg Airport, home to the many businesses, and international embassies / consulates etc. International and local Corporate head offices are based in the city. The seat of the President and various universities are in Pretoria. The semicircular Union Buildings encompass the president’s offices. The inauguration of President Nelson Mandela took place on the 10th May 1994 outside the Union Building. Nearby is the Voortrekker Monument, honouring 19th-century Afrikaans settlers from the Cape Colony.
The city centre is the foundation of some skyscrapers. The tallest building are the Poyntons Building (110 m tall), the ABSA Building (132 m tall). The Reserve Bank of South Africa building (150 m tall).
Union Buildings built by Sir Herbert Baker starting 1910
We always advise that you book your car hire on line well in advance. Pretoria is situated just north of Johannesburg airport. The large depot at the airport can run short of car hire in certain seasons.
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