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Union Buildings

Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 82 375 6174
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Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 82 375 6174
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting place, accessible to the union building, i was suprised as many state house in Africa are guarded and common people are not allowed even to go near but with the union building in Pretoria, i was able to go around and take pictures,...More

Thank Antony M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Photo shooting for good reminder of a lifestyle and lifetime experiences .whatever ever experiences gain must be shared with those who never visited the place.

Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Pretoria on the Gautrain, fastest way to get there from Joburg. It's a great place for pictures.

Thank Ligia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for anyone visiting South Africa. The country has a troubled but rich history. There is a lesson for everyone in the complex history of this country. The country can be proud of many aspects of the history while at the...More

Thank NathanS-1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with some colleagues during a work trip. This place is worth spending a few hours. It’s really beautiful and you can get the historical significance.

Thank Ludo-Owen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst in Pretoria this is a worthwhile stop. The Giant statue of Mandela is impressive. The City View is also impressive.

Thank DCody
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With Madiba's statue, beautiful gardens and the appropriate memorials on the site it is one of the most interesting places to visit in Pretoria. Magnificent sunsets and views of the majestic Magaliesberg guarantee special effects photography so please pack your filters for your camera lens.

Thank HennieP3854
Reviewed 6 November 2017

it is a daily place of rest and recollection. it offers the garden that is one of its kind and most probably the best in town.

1  Thank ramabeleemilym
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The union buildings are well designed and maintained. The gardens and statues and memorials are also well kept and maintained. An additional stop is the double row of jacarand trees east of the union buildings, especially when they are in bloom.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Coming here there is always a form of nostalgia, I can see the Union Buildings a the fort it was meant to be but again as the seat of government with that commemoration for the late President Nelson Mandela. The gardens are peaceful and if...More

Thank 87Nicke
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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
18 August 2015|
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
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