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Nelson Mandela Square

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Nice for restaurant and shopping

I visited the square mainly to go to Sandton mall and the restaurant. It looks nice in the dark... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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great place for dinner

I have been here several times on business trips. The square is important due to its name and all... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Moreno B
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Fl 1st Medical Mews | Cnr Rivonia Road and 5th Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 217 6000
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All reviews huge statue surrounded by restaurants butcher shop hard rock cafe shopping mall great man sandton city nelson mandela lots of shops larger than life great shopping safe place nice mall great place to visit gautrain station take pictures worth a visit
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I visited the square mainly to go to Sandton mall and the restaurant. It looks nice in the dark with the lighting.

Thank HighOctain
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This place has good stuff only - restaurants, Wooly's and my most favourite coffee shop with giant muffins, guess which one. If you don't like huge shopping malls, this place is for you.

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

I have been here several times on business trips. The square is important due to its name and all tourists take pictures of the big statue of Mandela. There is an access to the main shopping mall but what I preferred is a couple of...More

Thank Moreno B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A good shopping center with lots of restaurants nearby. I tried for Bukhara, an Indian Restaurant inside the Mall. The food was amazing though very less vegetarian options.

Thank Bikash K
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

There is a statue of Nelson Mandela and few restaurants. Few shops, I expect to see more in a place referred to as down town

Thank Romeo C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

In the central point of a mall, it is a pleasant square to visit with many restaurants. It is above all a safe place to walk, in the evening, without risk. In the evening there are many people, and it is nice to walk among...More

Thank tsantagada
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

In Sandton or in Johannesburg, Mandela square is a great place to visit for a souvenir picture was Mandela 😀 but also for shopping. There is a an interesting variety of products to buy before leaving Johannesburg. I did not have chance to try nice...More

Thank Cheikh D
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Easy options for food with grills, tapas, Italian and greekoptions available. Heaps of shopping a well. Found reasonable gift store as well called Jacana

Thank GarryTanner67
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Yes, there is a large statue of Mandella. I suppose it is a decent statue, but nothing to go out of your way to see. This is basically a moderate sized open square adjoining a modern shopping mall. If you are at the mall, walk...More

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Awesome walkers around the square, super safe, super cozy, happy people and don't forget to click loads of photos.

Thank Discover399300
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February 11, 2018|
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Response from STEPHEN N | Reviewed this property |
Approx taxi fare around ZAR 200 one way, other option catch a cab from your accommodation.
Ramjatton S
October 12, 2016|
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Response from HARDBATTLE | Reviewed this property |
bus city tours will take you to the best attractions in town.. safe....informative and fun