The Dinokeng Game Reserve Is The First Free-Roaming Big 5 Residential Game Reserve In Gauteng – And Probably In The World – Next To An Urbanized Area. It Is A Private/Public Initiative For Which Planning And Development Started In The Early 2000’S. It Was Officially Opened On 22 September 2011 After The Introduction Of Four Of The Big 5. The Last Of The Big 5, The Buffalo, Were Introduced In Late 2012 And They Have Settled In Well.
The Union Buildings Form The Official Seat Of The South African Government And Also House The Offices Of The President Of South Africa. The Imposing Buildings Are Located In Pretoria, Atop Meintjieskop At The Northern End Of Arcadia, Close To Historic Church Square And The Voortrekker Monument. The Large Gardens Of The Buildings Are Nestled Between Government Avenue, Vermeulen Street East, Church Street, The R104 And Blackwood Street.
Tswaing Is An Impact Crater In South Africa That Is Accompanied By A Museum. It Is Situated 40 Km To The North-West Of Pretoria. This Astrobleme Is 1.13 Km In Diameter And 100 M Deep And The Age Is Estimated To Be 220,000 ± 52,000 Years (Pleistocene). The Impactor Is Believed To Have Been A Chondrite Or Stony Meteorite Some 30 To 50 M In Diameter That Was Vaporized During The Impact Event.
Freedom Park is situated on Salvokop in Pretoria. It includes a memorial with a list of the names of those killed in the South African Wars, World War I, World War II as well as during the apartheid era. Construction of the park occured in various phases and was dealt with by Stefanutti Stocks, WBHO, Trencon, Concor and others.
The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (also informally known as The Pretoria Zoo) is an 80-hectare (200-acre) zoo located in Pretoria, South Africa. It is the national zoo of South Africa, and was founded by J. W. B. Gunning in 1899. Pretoria Zoo is one of the eight largest zoos in the world and one of the most highly rated.
The Voortrekker Monument is located just south of Pretoria in South Africa. This massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854. On 8 July 2011 the Voortrekker Monument, designed by the architect hundjer Moerdijk, was declared a National Heritage Site by the South African Heritage Resource Agency.