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Very crowded place

Please be aware, it is very crowded place. This is South African metro rail station in Pretoria... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2016
Spurkait
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Kolkata, India
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Striking Architecture but strictly Utilitarian Building

Unless you are taking a train, there is no obvious reason to enter this otherwise attractive... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2015
Connoisseur-of-Life
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Mississauga, Canada
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3 Sep 2018
“Crowded and not too safe”
6 Apr 2018
“Review of Pretoria Train Station After 2010 FIFA World Cup”
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The station is in a crowded and run-down part of town although the station building is in good condition. Taking the Gautrain to the station in a pleasure but driving there is challenging when looking for parking. It is very crowded during peak commuting hours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LizlG5
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I decided to take a solo visit to the station. To see, if the place has gone from good to worse or from good to better. Especially the garden and the buildings and other structure. After moving around the place, I noticed that the 2010...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Please be aware, it is very crowded place. This is South African metro rail station in Pretoria, which is local train for common South African people (read poor people).

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Bus services is combined with train services. Open market for busniss on the street. Taxi rank close as well as shops.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

Unless you are taking a train, there is no obvious reason to enter this otherwise attractive historical structure. For a bathroom break, a better bet is the McDonald’s [1928] nearby which also offers free Wi-Fi. A great Kodak moment but not much else. I would...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This station has done some revamps including restaurants like Mcdonald's, Debonaires,etc. Now this place looks better that it was before. Althogh these renovations have took place but still the bus/couch terminal is left unattended. it has no adequate shelter for passengers waiting to board the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Bhekani R
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Once you have looked at the outside there is not much to do but you can catch the Gautrain from here to Hatfield in Pretoria where there are shops and the University of Pretora or to Johannesburg and the airport

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank PASM64
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Built in 1910 was first Southern African State Building designed by Sir Herbert Baker and the exterior still impressive. There used to be an old steam locomotive displayed in the entrance portal. Toilets famous as point where Winston Churchill used them to escape his Boer...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank William H
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