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  1. Today's Photo: Union Buildings, Pretoria

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    Today's Photo: Union Buildings, Pretoria


    Today’s Photo of the Day on Hostelworld.com is of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. Pretoria is one of the host cities for the 2010 World Cup.

    The Union Buildings are also the focus of our Pretoria podcast. These buildings house the South African presidency and it was here in 1994 that former President Nelson Mandela was inaugurated. Listen to the podcast to find out more about the history of Union Buildings, what happens there today and more.

    In our free Pretoria pocket guide, you’ll find out about the top attractions this city has to offer including Freedom Park, the Transvaal Museum and so on. Burgers Park and Church Square are among the free attractions covered in the guide. You’ll also learn where to go to sample some local cuisine and where to go at night.

    For more information and photos from Pretoria, check out our Pretoria city guide. To book accommodation in Pretoria in time for the World Cup, check out our selection of hostels in Pretoria.

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