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Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 82 375 6174
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All reviews mandela statue sir herbert baker huge statue jacaranda trees beautiful building south african government great view of the city full bloom take pictures capital city visiting pretoria well worth the visit voortrekker monument nelson architecture madiba president
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recently, I have noticed that littering is becoming a norm, especially at the section where Mandela statue is situated. This is caused by, mostly group visitors especially local tourists. And it is also aggravated by ice cram vendors, who do not show any care for...More

Thank Breamworthy Wal... M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Union Buildings one Sunday afternoon a while ago. What a lovely surprise (except for the gardens that looked a little bit sad - but keep in mind it was right after winter and a very dry season). Three couples got married...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive historical building with fantastic views over the city. Well worth a visit. Will visit again...….

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive been to the union buuldings gqrden area jogged chilled with friends even studied there for exams its very peaceful for someone who lovely nature. There are tourists now and then but nothing that could your day.

Thank Pru M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens and view on Pretoria. Buildings are neat and I felt proudly South African!! Would have loved to have a guided tour into the building itself and in the garden. Lovely statues. Stalls with memoires are available, but is very expensive...😳

Thank Maraisl3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our State buildings are absolutely beautiful and a must to visit when you're in Pretoria. The gardens are lovely.

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked outside of here while visiting the Nelson Mandela Statue. It was a spectacular looking building but unfortunately it was closed at the time of our visit. Would have liked to see inside as well as outside as I am sure it would be...More

Thank 488jacquib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surely you should visit this place. The gardens are great. Mr Nelson Mandela statue looks just over the city. Very nice place to go!

Thank ArcoV_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Union Buildings has beautiful views of Pretoria in a scenic and peaceful setting. Highly recommended for anyone visiting the capital.

Thank Dawid d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stunning executive government building sitting a top a hill with a spectacular view of the capital city of Pretoria surrounded by majestic gardens. Gorgeous twin buildings with a grand architecture. What we found amazing is the fact that you can walk around...More

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Debbie F
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Response from oratilemachete | Reviewed this property |
yes you can and the is no fee charged
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 Breamworthy Wal... M |
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