Pretoria, Gauteng , South Africa

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Pretoria, Gauteng

With all the purple blossom-becked trees people call this city Jacaranda city. It is known in history that this is where gold was discovered. Even though this is a relatively quiet street it is also very busy, with many of the locals talking and driving very fast. Surprisingly Pretoria works as 3 capitals.

Port Elizabeth, Easter Cape, South Africa

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Port Elizabeth, Easter Cape

It is one of the largest cities in South Africa, and lies 770km east of Cape Town, where it forms part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, which links the city with the inland industrial towns of Uitenhage and Despatch. Historical and cultural icons worth visiting in Port Elizabeth include the Red Location Museum, a museum in New Brighton township. While in the Windy City, you cannot pass the opportunity to visit the city’s multipurpose, multi-tiered Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, an impressive legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The city is a outdoor-lover’s paradise, so don’t miss out on boat cruises; diving opportunities; a visit to the Seaview Predator Park; an excursion to Bayworld (which incorporates an oceanarium, museum and snake park); or a trip to the lush forests of the Kragga Kamma Game Park, where white rhino, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, zebra, nyala, bontebok, lechwe and other animals roams freely. Topping the fun stakes is the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex, where shops, eateries, an amphitheatre and casino keep patrons entertained for hours.

Port Elizabeth Coast, South Africa


Bloemfontein, Free Stat , South Africa

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Bloemfontein, Free Stat

‘Bloem’ feels more like a small country village than a big, imposing city. The central business district, it is safe and easily walkable, and when the university is in session, the place has a seriously buzzing atmosphere. The city is also a central crash pad for travellers on the move. While there is no reason to go out of your way to visit Bloemfontein (most of the tourism here is business oriented), the city’s location, smack in the middle of the country and at the intersection of a few major highways, means you’ll likely pass through at some point.

Johnannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Johnannesburg, Gauteng

The region around the city of Johannesburg is incredibly ancient and includes the discovery of a 3½ million-year-old Australopithecus Africans in a cave near Sterkfontein, just outside Jozi, the city’s exciting history began only in 1886 with the discovery of gold and the Witwatersrand reef. It didn’t take long for the population of the city to explode from a few shanties into what became, and has remained, the largest city in South Africa. Today Johannesburg is one of the world’s youngest major cities and the powerhouse of the African continent.

Cape Town, Western Cape , South Africa

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Cape Town, Western Cape

Every country in the world displays some diversity, but South Africa, stretching from the hippos in the Limpopo River to the penguins waddling on the Cape. It befits its position at the southern end of the world’s most epic continent, with more types of terrain than photographers can shake their zoom lens at. If you’re interested in another kind of wildlife, hit the nightclubs on Cape Town’s jumping Long St or sample African homebrew in a township shebeen. When it’s time to reflect on it all, do it over seafood on the Garden Route, curry in Durban’s Indian Area, a sizzling Cape Malay dish, or a braai (barbecue) in the wilderness – accompanied by a bottle of pinotage produced by the oldest wine industry outside Europe.