Pretoria is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Johannesburg - Gauteng as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the wonderful Union Buildings and the ever-popular Pretoria Art Museum. Two more worthwhile attractions that are close by Pretoria are Hatfield Plaza and the State Theatre.
Experience Pretoria’s heartland at Loftus Versfeld Stadium. This is home to Blue Bulls rugby union team in spring and the Mamelodi Sundowns soccer team. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the stream of local fans to a nearby pub or bar to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
For a real taste of Pretoria, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Hotel 224, the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, and the popular Protea Hotel Hatfield.