This vast monument dominates the southern approaches to
Pretoria. There is an amphitheater where gatherings and
folk dancing take place, and also an interesting museum.
On December 16 each year there is a gathering at the monument
to commemorate the 1838 Battle of the Blood River. The awe-inspiring
Voortrekker Monument is 40 meters high and towering above
a base of 40 meters by 40 meters.