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A helicopter flip is our suggested first introduction of Freedom Park, to provide a lovely aerial perspective of the 52ha Park perched on top of Salvo Hill just outside of Pretoria city centre.
Freedom Park was an ambitious but highly successful project undertaken in 2004 to not only honour those who fought for freedom but also an exploration into the mixed bag of cultures that makes South Africa so unique. The park reflects on the major events in South African history, from the beginning of the apartheid era to the present and how they impacted on the country’s citizens.
The impressive Garden of Remembrance contains plants from all regions of South Africa and the S'khumbuto memorial, a bunker-like structure that houses the Gallery of Leaders. Outside is the Wall of Names of those who died in their fight for freedom, an amphitheatre and an eternal flame. Also in the gardens is an area set aside for... Show more