Cullinan Mine & Pretoria Tour
Full Day in Johannesburg by African Eagle Of The Southern Territories
Not available for the date 25 December! The Cullinan mine has given South Africa some 25% of stones known to have weight of more than 400 carats. We take you through a discovery of the administrative capital know as the “Jacaranda City” – Pretoria, a city of tree-lined avenues with fascinating architecture and historical monuments such as Paul Kruger House, the Union Buildings and Voortrekker Monument. A discovery not be missed!
See Union Building South Africa’s Union Buildings, the official seat of the national government, house the offices of the president and are located in Tshwane. Though not in the center of Pretoria the Union Buildings occupy the highest point of Pretoria, and constitute a South African national heritage site. Paul Kruger House The Kruger house was built in 1884. Paul Kruger took a leading role in the Transvaal War against Britain in 1889-1881. At the age of 57 Kruger was elected President of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (ZAR) and took up residence at Kruger House in Pretoria. Voortrekker Monument The majestic Voortrekker Monument is situated in the Pretoria (Tshwane) region in a nature reserve. It is a unique Monument which commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaner and is situated in a beautiful setting. Cullinan Mine Surface Walk The Cullinan/Premier Diamond Mine is situated 40km east of Pretoria in the town of Cullinan. This tour covers the history of the mine, mining methods and the geological processes of that are responsible for the creation of diamonds
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