Tshwane, the administrative capital of South Africa consists of Pretoria and surrounding areas.
It lies only 50km from OR Tambo International Airport and is connected to the airport by the Gautrain rapid rail link. Pretoria is known as Jacaranda City after the numerous trees that colour the city purple each spring.
Tshwane is a cultural city with grand architecture, a plethora of museums – both historical and modern – monuments, grand sculptures, bustling markets and vibrant township scenes complemented by up-market fine dining restaurants, street side cafe’s and ultra-modern bustling city shopping centres.
Tshwane is renowned for its natural heritage and recently became the only city in the world with a big-five game reserve within city boundaries: the 90 000-hectare Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve.
Green belts, wetlands and special natural park sanctuaries within the city also cater for birding enthusiasts. Dining options within these reserves abound to satisfy the tastes of the nature lover with a penchant for fine dining.
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