Although the city centre of Pretoria still retains its original name and is one of South Africa’s three capital cities (the others are Cape Town and Bloemfontein), the rest of this part of northern Gauteng is now called the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.
Neighbourhoods in Tshwane
Meaning "a place of rivers", Dinokeng is a region in northern Gauteng rich in natural, cultural and historical heritage sites. Dinokeng's three major tourist hubs are the historic town
Situated between Johannesburg and Pretoria, easily accessible Centurion is at the intersection of the N1 and N14 highways and is also a stop on the Gautrain, Gauteng’s high-speed rail t
The attractive little village of Cullinan, about a 30-minute drive east of Pretoria, was a pioneering mining settlement that made its name with the discovery in 1905 of the
Mamelodi may not be as well known as the more famous black townships of Soweto and Alexandra, but it shares the same pulsing vitality and some of their struggle history.
Where Johannesburg is sassy, sexy and fast, Pretoria tends to be more sedate and conventional. The administrative capital of South Africa, Pretoria is an attractive small city with a
Once considered one of South Africa’s more sedate and conservative cities, Pretoria, thanks to Hatfield, is now a destination for anyone who loves good food, a vibrant atmosphere, great s
Attractions in Tshwane
Officially opened in 1995, the Edoardo Villa museum is situated in the Old Merensky Library building on the University of Pretoria’s main campus in Hatfield. The museum contains an incredible c
Africa’s first green city and the address of choice for living, working, shopping and entertainment. This is the vision for Pretoria’s Menlyn Maine precinct.
About 20km north-east of Pretoria, the Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve is a popular destination for birdwatching, freshwater angling and a variety of water sports.