"Our visit to The Voortrekkers Monument & Pretoria." Pretoria by Waalewiener
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The Voortrekkers were very
important in Pretoria's history . Andries Pretorius was the victorious leader of the '' Boers '' in the war agalnst the Zulus. The founders of the South African Republic were honoured by a colossal Monument located on '' Monument Hill ''as a reminder of the courage and determination of the Voortrekkers.
This Monument honours Paul Kruger,who was the last
President who tried to prevent the
Boer Republics from being taken over by the British.The Boer war from 1899 to 1902 after that was the
end of the South Africa Republic and end of the British ruling over South Africa.
This Union building according to the south Africans are the most beautiful Goverment buildings in the world.The Union building has a half round shape
The two wings at the sides represent the Boerish and the English part of the population.
- Pros:A very historic City with great Monuments and buildings.
- In a nutshell:A fantastic place to visit
This is a must see activity for families , a very big building outside of Pretoria the Capital of South Africa.For the... more travel advice
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