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Things to do in Pretoria Central

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo
“The Pretoria Zoo, more formally known as the National Zoological Gardens is a great spot for families, students, school groups and tourists alike. This 85-hectare zoo is home to thousands of species including mammals, birds, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians. If you hadn’t already guessed, it is the largest zoo of its kind in South Africa. This is one of the reasons it has been named the national zoo of South Africa. You need not drive for hours outside of the city for this super cool outing. The Pretoria Zoo is situated just 5 minutes outside of Central Pretoria. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Lovely old VIctorian house with historic significance; original furnishings, well worth a visit. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Transportation
“Just 10minutes away by car to the Pretoria Gautrain Station that links to Centurion, Sandton, Rosebank, and OR Tambo International Airport!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 3 locals recommend
Zoo
“One of the most exciting and beautiful wildlife conservancies in South Africa”
  • 4 locals recommend
Plaza
“ Mon-Saturday. A pleasant trip for the morning/early afternoon. I would caution solo-travelers as these areas have been known to target foreigners for petty theft.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“you will experience the SA Cultural History the most, it is an experience that you wont forget.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Market
  • 2 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is a house Paul Kruger stayed in. Kruger is a prominent figure in South African History.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“All kinds of animals as well as wild life and enjoy a picknic on the picknick spots or enjoy something at a restaurant”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“The Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, formerly the Transvaal Museum, is a natural history museum situated in Pretoria, South Africa. It showcases the rich history of South Africa.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“12.7 km -Church Square/Kerkplein, is the historic centre of the city of Pretoria. Its most prominent feature is the statue of the late Boer leader & president of the South Afrian Republic Paul Kruger.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“012 Central hosts numerous events over weekends, please follow them on social media for all the details. Whether it is historical walks through the city or Market @ the Sheds on the last Saturday of the month, there is always something going on. Be sure to make use of Uber to get there, it is very safe and the drivers know the city well. If you plan on driving yourself, there is ample secure parking. Be sure to familiarise yourself with the map or use a trustworthy GPS.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This historic, early-20th-century European bistro in the heart of Church Sq is the ideal place to sip beer and watch the South African capital”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Moreleta Park Bus Route. Timetable: (www.tshwane.gov.za/sites/residents/TshwaneBusSerivces/Bus%20Routes%20And%20Timetable/moreletapark%20(EdVN).pdf)”
  • 1 local recommends