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Union Buildings

Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
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Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was great to visit the monument buildings and I would definitely recommend to anyone in the area. There were many tourists around as well as many local people which gave it a lovely atmosphere. There was also a South African wedding taking place which...More

Thank charlotte m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All we could do is see the building from the outside. This is the people's parliament and they should have tours showing how the peoples representatives work. Not much to do here other than take photographs of the Union building and the huge Nelson Mandela...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our group stopped by on our way from Johannesburg heading north and we were pleasantly surprised by the lovely Union Buildings, the statue of Nelson Mandela and the gorgeous gardens. Built on a ridge overlooking the city, there are great views and lots of photo...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Union Buildings is always impressive to see. Sadly ordinary visitors are not allowed anymore in the buildings. The gardens are looking well , but dry for this time in winter.Various monuments are there to be seen.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 6 days ago

The union building is situated in the capital city of South Africa. It is a historical landmark that embodies the country's history. The garden is well maintained and accessible. There is spacious parking space closer to the road. It was pleasant to note that the...More

Thank 18thabanin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight of Pretoria, the Union Buildings are an easy landmark to visit. Located on a hilltop, this site is easy to find, has free parking, and offers a nice view of Pretoria - especially at sunset. Allow time to walk through the well-tended terraced...More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed 1 week ago

To relax go and sit in the gardens reading a book or taking pictures at the Nelson Mandela statue. some people put flowers at the feet of the Madiba statue.

Thank susansO179JQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

No one can visit the Capitol and leave without having visited the Union Buildings! It's one of the most remarkable buildings throughout the Commonwealth by Sir Herbert Baker, and the seat of the South African parliament for 6 months of each year. Built on a...More

Thank hedihildegardk
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival had a look from the front of the building really amazing, the shape is quite unique as well as its in the shape of a horseshoe, the view from there is really good. As you can see over the city of pretoria, there...More

Thank iain g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to do here unless a fan of South African culture, history or colonial architecture. Be aware of possible civilian protest.

Thank Shaheen B
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KD's Mommy
21 January 2016|
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Response from HafsaPretoria | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking all around. With car guards to keep an eye on your vehicle
3 March 2015|
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Response from MartinJBarnard | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is fairly safe during daytime. Church street is a major feeder route and very busy so be careful in crossing the street. The Sheraton hotel is directly across from the Union Building on the southern side and a good... More