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Freedom Park

Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 336 4000
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Freedom Park is the South African tale in the voice of the South African people. Using our unique culture, heritage, history and spirituality, it tells of the events that shaped us and why we are who we are today. It is the heart and soul of our nation captured in one breathtaking space.Situated close to our capital's city centre, Freedom Park stands as a memorial to what we have achieved as a nation. Most importantly, it stands as a beacon to guide all South Africans on the route of hope and patriotism to a proudly united nation. Freedom Park urge use to experience and appreciate our history, to walk where our ancestors have walked and to learn about our shared heritage as brothers and sisters.Go on a guided tour of Freedom Park at 09h00, 12h00 or 15h00; or take a self-guided tour. We are open 7 days a week, except on Good Friday and Christmas Day.
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Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 336 4000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must for a visit to Pretoria. Beautiful gardens and view, a small but well kept museum and a very moving walk through history that pays tribute to those who have suffered in our past. It has places to sit quietly to ponder...More

Thank ELane61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited yesterday with guests from Australia. Eternal flame extinguished. Pool of water empty. No hallowed ambience as there should be.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It might be interesting to some people, but we found it quite boring. Will not take my guests there...

Thank andreblignaut
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a special place, which should not be missed. It's built on a hill overlooking Pretoria, and is a celebration of the lives given by South Africans in a series of wars in order to win freedom. The walls of remembrance with the names...More

Thank lastword2016
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The area provides a beautiful view of Pretoria with a lovely garden . The area is quite large and also offers a view of the Voortrekker Monument.

Thank Chasing-history
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Freedom Park makes South African history come alive in the form of walls of remembrance and the creation of an atmosphere of reverence of those who fought and died for many different causes and under many different circumstances. The atmosphere which is primarily created by...More

Thank dietd0c
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The place has a lot to learn about South African history and the security personel are well informed about the their work enviroment and very friendly too the place its extremely clean,the one thing they should improve is to have a cashier at the gate...More

Thank mhlabalucky
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I am uncertain why this museum and park don't attract better interest. The staff were super friendly, perhaps excited at receiving visitors on a Tuesday morning? The museum is very well laid out, with some amazing art work. Travel through time with the civilizations in...More

Thank nikkijane2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Freedom Park is situated on Salvokop in Pretoria. It includes a memorial with a list of the names of those killed in the South African Wars, World War I, World War II as well as during the apartheid era. Nice architecture and landscaping. But be...More

Thank 1vinodsharma1
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went there to exercise and we got more than we wanted. It's a long walk from the car park to the top of the hill. So it was perfect for exercise. The view at the top of the hill made the effort to get...More

Thank rhonethm
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