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Union Buildings

Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 82 375 6174
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Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brief stopover at the Union Buildings, War Memorial and the Mandela statue for about half an hour but the building was closed for the Christmas holidays. Very impressive building and we were given some brief information about it by one of our...More

Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens and art work at the Union Buildings were inspiring. The Mandela statue was enormous and fitting. I would strongly reccomend.

Thank Troutmonger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel overlooked the Union Building so it was a no brainer not to visit. Beautiful setting and very manicured gardens and flower beds surrounding the impressive government buildings dominated by the huge statue of Nelson Mandela

Thank barryasmus0645
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a first ever visit for my late Dad to the Union Buildings and he was absolutely delighted with the architecture of the buildings and the beautiful gardens

Thank bella20182018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views of Pretoria, the union building, historical statues and a lovely garden. Great for picnincs.

Thank Caried258
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited some years ago,in it's prime, the Gardens of this splendid Heritage sight were safe, well manicured, clean and generally a joy and to be proud of. This visit, while the historical interest remains, the gardens were disappointing, the memorials ransacked with many plaques...More

Thank jgjgjgjgjgjg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Herbert Baker building stays a must see in Pretoria. The security seems to have been improved and the gardens and building were immaculate. The gardens are beautifully maintained and are a great way to spend an hour or two with a panoramic view of...More

Thank 329halinav
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can feel the history when you go through this building and the grounds. and do not forget to get a picture in front of the Nelson Mandela statue

Thank guntherohrt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An Architectural masterpiece in the heart of the city. The grounds are great for a picnic or simply to chill out and enjoy the view of Pretoria.

Thank Sammy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

walked here from our hotel and we were glad we made the effort. great building with terrific views of Pretoria and beyond. go in the daytime as wouldn't feel safe at night.

Thank maddiePortsmouth
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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
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64meg
18 August 2015|
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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
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Datchet
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
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