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Union Buildings

Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
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Government Ave, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located in the city Centre @ an elevated plateau Union Building housing all SA Presidents including democratically elected Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma. This is SA History and Heritage location, can be visited, by the public, plush gardens and an iconic building in...More

Thank Jabu M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a friend from Canada and even she wan't impressed. Even security makes you feel like a criminal by just visiting the place.

Thank elna322
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Union Buildings is a must-see visit for tourists in Pretoria, the view of Pretoria from here is great and you get a feel of the city layout.

Thank Riana44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a wow!! Beautiful and attractive grounds that are well taken care of. Professional and warm staff members who are always willing to help. This building is full of South African history and as such it is a tourist attraction.

Thank menethoko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is beautiful and refreshing. It is also well maintained. The statue of Nelson Mandela and others reminds us of how far we have come as a country....

Thank Andile S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great stop while visiting Pretoria. The buildings themselves are usually in use and cannot be entered, however there's a great view of Pretoria from here And a wonderful park. The main attraction however is the beautiful statue of Nelson Mandela, well worth a few...More

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from the top is absolutely amazing as the gardens are well stocked and tended. Lots of space for the kids to run around and tire themselves out as well as interesting curios for sale. Picnic spots available for snack time. Beware though as...More

Thank Chantelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cosy and warm .rooms very big and the same warmth as the rest off the house.The staff is egar to help whit what ever jou need

Thank Tertius B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Pretoria on a bus tour and had the opportunity to stretch our legs at the Union Buildings and have a good look around. Our Guide was extremely informative so we got an understanding of the history. The Jacarandas were in flower so...More

Thank brg68mga
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful piece of architecture and well-looked-after gardens. Beautiful view of the capital city. It is unfortunate though that the public can't really get close to the building itself - even not the monument in remembrance of the 1956 womens' march.

Thank Marietjie S
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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
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