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Union Buildings

Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 82 375 6174
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Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 82 375 6174
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely a place to visit qhen you are travelling through SA. Beautiful garden, a lot of statues and of course the pretty building. You can take really cool pictures here and experience a bit of the South African culture

Thank Elfriede W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reminded me of the movie Invictus - though I wasn't brought in for tea. You need to go down to the gardens to get an appreciation for the building. Huge and impressive statue of Mandela.

1  Thank scmp79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Sir Herbert Baker designed building key to South Africa's history with beautiful gardens. A must see on any visit to Pretoria

Thank Abri V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weather was hot when we went in Dec, and it was brisk business for the ice-cream sellers. Good photographic view of the Union Buildings and also the Nelson Mandela statue. Nice gardens just outside the Union Buildings, but quite a lot of people that takes...More

Thank NewSpidey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So what do you do when tourists that are also friends visit pretoria...you take them to the Union Buildings...that iconic building sitting on meintjies kop designed by Sir Herbert Backer. They view from the top tier is magnificent with pretoria spread at your feet..you can...More

1  Thank eleni v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Union Buildings, designed by Sir Herbert Baker is situated on a hill overlooking the city of Pretoria. In the garden is a huge statue of Nelson Mandela. Well kept gardens. Worth a visit!

Thank Edna-d-B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The buildings are larger than life and provides great photo opportunities. The gardens are well kept and the Nelson Mandela statue is a popular attraction for selfies and for photo opportunities. The building is full of history and should not be missed when you visit...More

Thank Faedah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful and important buildings in the country. The architecture is amazing and the gardens are beautiful. Breathtaking view of the city.

Thank Monita l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for the views of Pretoria. Pack a picnic and enjoy a relaxed outing with the family. On the way there take the opportunity to drive through Arcadia and the quiet old streets lined with two rows of Jacaranda trees on both...More

Thank marussiav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a most impressive building for a young country like South Africa and you get wonderful views over the city. We went late afternoon end October when the blooming Jacaranda trees along the streets were really something special. The children enjoyed running down all...More

1  Thank chrislU9001JX
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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
18 August 2015|
Response from waltermK2249BO |
There is no need to book, the place is open to public except the government offices side. However, I suggest you move as group and do not carry any valuable items in the evening, My TIP- Always be observant of individuals... More
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