Wow when I was young we would visit and sit in the garden with a picnic basket... Can't do that today...
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The lawn area is vast with trees and beautiful flowers. Not particularly crowded and has photographers on site. One such photographer Nelson, took the most beautiful pics of us @ under $2. Great was to spend a lazy and hot Saturday afternoon. The kids loved...More
We had a brief stopover at the Union Buildings, War Memorial and the Mandela statue for about half an hour but the building was closed for the Christmas holidays. Very impressive building and we were given some brief information about it by one of our...More
The gardens and art work at the Union Buildings were inspiring. The Mandela statue was enormous and fitting. I would strongly reccomend.
Our hotel overlooked the Union Building so it was a no brainer not to visit. Beautiful setting and very manicured gardens and flower beds surrounding the impressive government buildings dominated by the huge statue of Nelson Mandela
Did a first ever visit for my late Dad to the Union Buildings and he was absolutely delighted with the architecture of the buildings and the beautiful gardens
Stunning views of Pretoria, the union building, historical statues and a lovely garden. Great for picnincs.
Having visited some years ago,in it's prime, the Gardens of this splendid Heritage sight were safe, well manicured, clean and generally a joy and to be proud of. This visit, while the historical interest remains, the gardens were disappointing, the memorials ransacked with many plaques...More
This Herbert Baker building stays a must see in Pretoria. The security seems to have been improved and the gardens and building were immaculate. The gardens are beautifully maintained and are a great way to spend an hour or two with a panoramic view of...More
You can feel the history when you go through this building and the grounds. and do not forget to get a picture in front of the Nelson Mandela statue