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Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

So I have free time and decided to go there as it is free. You can spend half and hour going around but, please, don’t go at night.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

This place is lovely to see but didn’t feel particularly safe to walk around alone. There were a lot of loiterers making it feel unsafe however the architecture was amazing to see

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2019

seeing The layout of how Old Pretoria was formed . . Paul Kruger and his soulders .. old building and just around is the Palace of Justice

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed September 14, 2019

This central square is surrounded by beautiful buildings; at the center is a statue of Paul Kruger. Perhaps the most important building on the square, in terms of history if not functionally or architecturally, is the imposing Palace of Justice. It is here that Nelson...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

The Church Square in Pretoria is not well maintained and the surrounding area doesn't appear safe. Still worth a quick photostop while in Pretoria.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2019 via mobile

This is really the centre of Pretoria. Although there are some interesting buildings (1st Parliament, National Bank), the square is poorly maintained. There was litter everywhere and lots of people hanging around drinking. There is a statue of Paul Kruger in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

When I was in Pretoria I had the opportunity of going into the mid city - wow I was so amazed at the beautiful buildings surrounding Church Plain, well maintained and neat. I had a flash back to my youth when I used to take...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Church square is no longer a tourist attraction and definitely not a safe place to visit. There isn’t an entrance fee but the area is poorly maintained and no easy parking. Preferably the area should be avoided for security reasons

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

I stopped here very quickly for about ten minutes after visiting the Kruger house close by. There are nice, old buildings close by and it’s ok to look at. There’s not much to do here. It’s full of students and people relaxing. It’s not the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

The "Church" after which the square was named was moved many moons ago to a site opposite the Paul Kruger House. What remains is a large square with some prominent historical buildings such as the former Parliament, Palace of Justice, Capitol Theatre, and a statue...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from njcavalier | Reviewed this property |
Like central squares in many world cities, the square itself — with its park, historic buildings, beautiful architecture, sculpture, etc. — is part of the attraction. But, in addition, we were there as part of a guided tour... More