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Address: Eeufees Road | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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The majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in the northern part of South...

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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Voortrekker Monument

This Monument has a wealth of history of the SA people. Situated in a great viewing spot it displays amazing historical information that has to be SEEN. No one can tell and show... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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Pretoria, South Africa

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Pretoria, South Africa
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This Monument has a wealth of history of the SA people. Situated in a great viewing spot it displays amazing historical information that has to be SEEN. No one can tell and show pictures. Artistic and architectural masterpiece.

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Thank Bart S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is great for History purposes. There are nice Restaurants for drinks or lunches. Weekend outings are best as you will need time to explore them. The park acoustics held here every now and again are also nice to attend.

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Thank Carliendb
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A cultural heritage site detailing the history of South Africa. Fun outing for the family where you8 can enjoy a host of activities. Picnic, braai, horserides, mountain bike trails, hiking, bird watching, game viewing and relaxing in the outdoors. There are numerous little areas in and around the monument to explore and enjoy, with secluded spots and braai facilities strategically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You must see this if you wish to understand SA history regardless of your belief and backround. It is really impressive besides being a monument of expression.

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Thank cheffie2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This amazing monument erected by the South Africans in celebration and reminder of the past struggles against colonialism is just filled with emotions and insights. Do your self a favour and walk up to "Fort Klapperkop" when you are done with monument. The fort was buildt to protect Pretoria(Capital City) against the invaders and is still maintained till today.

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Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A goosebump thrill visit to this heritage site. One piece of advice do not go there and plan to have internet connectivity or sometimes even cellphone signal. Go prepared if your on a tour or go to a show in the amphitheatre. Overall greatfor history and great to feel at home again.

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Tunapuna, Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The imposing Voortrekker Monument atop a hill outside Pretoria is impossible to miss (it can even be seen from the Union Buildings in Pretoria). We found our way up there pretty easily in our rented car using GPS. There is a small entrance fee which is well worth paying. Get directions from the security man at the gate or simply... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the content of this place which from the outside looks so austere and unwelcoming. However the tableaux inside well documents the Afrikaaner story from the trekking farmers to the mini republics. It brings the culture, beliefs and religious passion of the hardy pioneers to life including the maligned President Paul Kruger the farmboy forced into... More 

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Preston, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unfortunately the Monument is not the easiest place in the world to get to. Whilst only a relatively short distance from Pretoria there is no organised way to get there that we could find for visitors from out of town. We hired a tuk tuk from the Gautrain station and he waited whilst we looked around. Due to the size... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The site is well worth a morning visit. Easy to find and full of fascinating history. A must for history buffs but probably not good for children. Don't forget to go up to the roof as there are some amazing views.

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