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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 10 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 6 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
Reviewed 15 March 2017

must have been a great square in the past, now it is run down, dirty and full of pickpockets, try to avoid as there is nothing to see or do

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Worth a visit to see the historical centre of town and the nice buildings there. The centrality and free wifi attracts a lot of people which brings a nice vibe to the area. You needn't allocate more than 30mins to this area to see everything....More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Beautiful buildings some great shopping around the local area. there is a tourist information center not too far away where you can pick up some leaflets of other places to visit.

Thank G00dV1bes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you are a fan or old classical at architecture, then you will love the views of this place.. The grass is well kept, the people are friendly and you can sit on a branch and quickly finish a book.

Thank Vhusi P
Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are great views of the lovely old buildings surrounding Church square.The statues of Paul Kruger and his burghers are a must see.

Thank ben g
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