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Church Square

Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Place, full of students, at the Moment completely dug up, full of heavy machinery moving around..Plus very dusty and noisy, but when renovated i could imagine spending some more time there.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding parking may take you a while as downtown PTA is congested. Once you get in on foot, the square itself is for pedestrians or the occasional bus. Sadly, at the moment it is not ideal to visit because of a lot of construction going...More

Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As such the square has nice building from a long time gone. For us, it was a kind of creepy experience as we were harassed by persons clearly under influence. Nobody seems to care what was happening, which made the visit a bit creepy.

Thank Marleon2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a friend from Canada to see the well known Church Square and she refused to take her camera from her bag. You never feel safe and the people in the area makes lots of noice. On the inside of the palisade where Paul...More

Thank elna322
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Thousand shops or activities in one place as I didn't have to move from place to place to get all the goods I was looking for. Congested, but yes a very nice place to be

Thank menethoko
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This area has been neglected and getting there doesn't feel safe any more. Not much safe parking due to taxis and buses driving as they please. Sadly the architecture surrounding the square is exquisite but offset by unattractive signs and businesses close by. Did not...More

Thank JUSTINE-JESSE
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This square was a historic location in Pretoria. Safety and security is always a problem when the sun goes down. I have visited South Africa every five years since the end of Apartheid in 1994 and it feels like it is slowly devolving into a...More

Thank GeoWashington1787
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had heard/read that central Pretoria had degenerated markedly, so I was pleasantly surprised to note that the square was relatively litter free. There are numerous historical buildings surrounding the square, with Paul Kruger's statue taking a prominent position in the middle thereof.

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A great place to visit, with lots of charming buildings, just remember to take your camera with you. Highly recommended

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The beautiful old buildings that surround Church square with it's statue of Paul Kruger in the centre. Nice walk down to the state theatre with informal stalls along the way. I'd love to say that it is save, but it's not.

Thank Awethu_International
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