Praetorship is the administrative capital of South Africa, located 48 km north of Johannesburg (Transvaal province), referring to the title of this article, the nickname of “South African Diamond“, It is well deserved, because the world’s largest diamond, of no less 106 carats, baptized as”Cullinan”In honor of Thomas Culligan, his discoverer in 1902, belongs to him, since he was found in the Premier mine, east of the city and is part of the Jewels of the British Crown.
It is usually considered national capital, but South Africa has 3 capitals, the others being; “Cape Town“Where we find Parliament and”Bloemfontein”, Where the Supreme Court of the nation is located, so it is covn çnsiderada judicial capital. Pretoria is a beautiful city founded in 1855, whose name is received in honor of Andries Pretorius. The administrative capital of South Africa in 1910, has majestic buildings such as the Union and Voortrelker (monument) that commemorates the expedition to the north of the country, in addition to beautiful avenues lined with Jacarandás, which give it a beautiful color at certain times of the year .
Within the urban tourist attractions of Pretoria, the National Theater stands out, becoming the cultural bastion of the city, in addition to numerous museums, which expose the essence of the National Culture.With regard to its natural alternatives, it offers reservations and tourism-enabled parks, where you can see the native fauna such as giraffes, antelopes, cheetahs, buffalo, jackals, etc. We will mention some of the best attractions in Pretoria, including: the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, The Blue Train, Burgers Park, Melrose House, Transvaal Museum, Kruger House Museum, The Pretoria Art Museum, Cheetah Research and Breeding Center, Museum of Natural History, Museum Mall.