The park was full! Parking was difficult so best to just drive around. But the building architecture around it was impressive so was the monument in the middle of it.
The once beautiful center of Pretoria, today is the bedroom of those homeless WORKERS of the night and the WORKPLACE of pickpockets. This once was the pride of Pretoria's people. Today you try your very best to avoid going to centre of town and Church square.
The terain is dirty. There are lots of bums on the lawn making it uncomfortable the stop for a visit. The square and surrounds have constant smells of urine. In adequate parking, no worth walking a block or two.
No public parking closeby. The square needs some maintenance and is definately not well kept. In my view a waste of time to visit.
Old Supreme Court and Post Office buildings as well as the building that was the seat of the old Boer Republic are overlooking the square. Pretoria's oldest restaurant is in the western corner.
Simply a bunch of not particularly impressive buildings around a small, poky square teeming with unemployed locals. Be warned hundreds of the street names in Pretoria were renamed in June 2012 (e.g. Chuch Square is no longer in Church Street, the street is called Stanza Bopape Street) so unless you have a very recent map book you will get totally... More
Church Square is in the heart of Pretoria with a statue of President Paul Kruger facing to the North surrounded by statues of Boer soldiers in the middle of the Square, it has significant historical value to the Afrikaner population of South Africa. The square is surrounded by buildings of architectural value dated 110 years ago. Church square' garden is... More
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