"Pretoria (Tschwane)" South Africa Things to Do Tip by musti72

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  Historical Church Square
by musti72

Pretoria is renowned for its colourful gardens, shrubs and trees, partcularly beautiful in spring when the 50 000 jacarandas envelop the avenues in mauve. A pitty I have been there in August during Winter.
Pretoria has more than 100 parks, including bird sanctuaries and nature reserves.
An air of history pervades much of central Pretoria, especially Church Square, around which the city has grown. Many buildings of historical and architectural importance have been retained or restored to their former splendour.

Website: http://www.pta.co.za

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  • Written Jun 20, 2003
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