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Address: Eeufeesweg | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Description: The majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in the northern part of...
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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Forgotten treasure on your doorstep in Pretoria

The Voortrekker Monument has great historical value and is an architectural wonder. you can walk around and go down or up at your own pace and leisure. The Restaurant food has a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Irene, Gauteng, South Africa
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Irene, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Voortrekker Monument has great historical value and is an architectural wonder. you can walk around and go down or up at your own pace and leisure. The Restaurant food has a great variety of food. The many stairs are also a great workout!

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great views and architecture. Nice stories being told on the walls. To really appreciate it, it is recommended that you know a bit of history. Ignorance in this case may be your downfall.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing structure with a glimpse into the Afrikaner heritage with historical artifacts and details of the way the Boers lived and fought for their heritage.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Ate there many years ago, so couldn't really comment now, but a visit to the monument itself is worth seeing, whether you agree with what it stood for or not. The architecture is excellent, and you get fantastic views of Pretoria. The food, as I recall, was proper "boerekos", which was substantial and satisfying.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting and fun outing. Makes you think of the courage required to venture into new territory, with primitive tools and danger around every corner.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent venue to learn about Afrikaner Heritage. New attraction - Sit on the 'Koeksuster" for a memorable photo

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What an utterly appalling place which glorifies the slaughter of blacks by Boers. It should have been taken down years ago. The racist comments I heard there from whites was incredible, over 20 years after the end of apartheid. Don't go, you will encourage them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must seen by any visitor who are open minded to learn about the "Voortrekkers". Their is also a Wall or Rememberance of those soldiers that sacrafice their lives for the ountry. This Wall is privately build and maintained without any Government contribution. There is lots to see and learn from

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The monument is kept in an excellent condition. The site is clean with very well maintained gardens. You can also have a trip on the wagon pulled by cows. The wild animals on the property is quite a site.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is such a true picture of our past for all South Africans. Comparing that with what we all have today South Africa has developed into a country for all nationsWe cannot erase the past but can build a better country for all

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Address: Address: Eeufeesweg | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria

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