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All reviews mandela statue sir herbert baker south african government jacaranda trees huge statue beautiful building great view of the city take pictures capital city visiting pretoria well worth the visit walk around voortrekker monument nelson architecture president madiba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best view of Pretoria (one of) but the place is u fortunately not as well maintained as it used to - the actual building is also closed off so no access. However it is still a stunning view especially at sunset and when the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 533isabellan
Reviewed yesterday

This used to be such a good place to visit. The gardens are not as well maintained as before and the building has been blocked off and access restricted. However, this still is one of the best places to get a view of Pretoria especially...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Isabel N
Reviewed 4 days ago

The South African Legislature is accommodated in this building on Government Avenue. It sits on the top of the hill and provided lovely views over the city.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A sandstone miricale A global land mark and the uniquiness distinghuis it from all other sandstone creations

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank janrothman
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recently in Pretoria and I had some time to kill, so I decided to go to the Union Buildings and seethe space. What particularly interested me was the state of the Jacaranda trees, which usually start looking spectacular in spring. When I arrived,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Roger Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The South African government is located in a beautiful building, in the top of a hill where it is possible to see the skyline of the city. Essential for Pretoria.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BoardingGateToEurope
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful spot to visit and provides a nice view of the city of Pretoria. The Mandela statue is a great reminder of the social and political changes in South Africa.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They’re beautiful! You get to see a mini skyline of Pretoria and some cool statues. People also go there in the evening to exercise so you can do that as well. You can also buy some African things there from various ladies and gentlemen.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank akeyohas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this building many time during my lifetime, and it has always impressed me. However, I’ve not been there for the past 20 years, and I don’t think I’ll visit it again in a long time. The area in front of the building...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WillemLab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First get a permit from the department of historical interest and arrange a time and a person (Gide) to show you around. PLACE IS VERRY BIG AND NOT ALL LOCATIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC .

Date of experience: June 2019
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Debbie F
5 July 2018|
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Response from oratilemachete | Reviewed this property |
yes you can and the is no fee charged
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Quest810251
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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
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64meg
18 August 2015|
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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
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