Tshwane

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 four major tourist hubs are the historic tow…
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

The University of South Africa (Unisa) is the oldest university in the country and one of the largest universities in the world. Its roots can be traced back more than 130…
The Showroom is an art gallery, owned and run by art dealer Ilze du Preez, that promotes works by new and interesting South African artists. One section of the gallery…
The South African Reserve Bank Conference Centre is an award-winning 5-star venue located in downtown Pretoria. With a broad choice of elegant venues and entertainment spaces and an experienced catering…