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Voortrekker Monument Entrance

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The Voortrekker Monument is situated in a nature reserve and is a unique Monument which commemorates the Voortrekker (pioneer) history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaans people.

Full Virtual Tour of the Voortrekker Monument.

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A: Voortrekker Monument North Roof

door John Gore, 20 hier vandaan

The great grey colossus of the massive Voortrekker Monument can be seen from all directions as you ap...

Voortrekker Monument North Roof

B: View from the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

door Martin Broomfield, 20 hier vandaan

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voortrekker_MonumentThe Voortrekker Monument is located ...

View from the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

C: Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

door Martin Broomfield, 30 hier vandaan

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voortrekker_MonumentThe Voortrekker Monument is located ...

Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

D: Voortrekker Monument Cenotaph

door John Gore, 30 hier vandaan

The Voortrekker Monument is situated in a nature reserve and is a unique Monument which commemorates ...

Voortrekker Monument Cenotaph

E: Voortrekker Monument Hall of Heroes

door John Gore, 30 hier vandaan

The Hall of Heroes is the main central hall of the Voortrekker Monument. It is a high domed hall, 25x...

Voortrekker Monument Hall of Heroes

F: Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

door Martin Broomfield, 40 hier vandaan

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voortrekker_MonumentThe Voortrekker Monument is located ...

Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

G: Freedom Park Amphitheatre

door John Gore, 1.7 hier vandaan

The Amphitheatre, found in the centre of the Freedom Park offers a open area for staged events, and f...

Freedom Park Amphitheatre

H: The Freedom Park Entrance

door John Gore, 1.8 hier vandaan

The Freedom Park is situated on Salvakop hill, and stands as a memorial to liberation struggle leader...

The Freedom Park Entrance

I: Freedom Park Isivivane Spiritual Place

door John Gore, 1.9 hier vandaan

Freedom Park is one of the newest monuments in South Africa, and was inaugurated in 2002 by then Pres...

Freedom Park Isivivane Spiritual Place

J: Pretoria Fountains Circle

door John Gore, 2.3 hier vandaan

Pretoria Fountains Circle is a well known landmark on the South entrance to Pretoria.

Pretoria Fountains Circle

Dit panorama is genomen in Pretoria, Africa

Dit is een overzicht van Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.

The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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