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Hertzog Square

Address: Charles St, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 12 Attractions in Bloemfontein
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks

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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This sq has so much potential and is very well placed in Bloem,,littering can be a problem. Good part of SA history

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is supposed to be a monument and park, but it's ill maintained, dirty and not a very safe place. It has so much potential, but unfortunately like so many nice things in our country, this is just going to waste...

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Were last here during '90's and visited again. The place is littered and filthy. The ponds are a health hazard and a disgrace. It seems that some bums have made it their home as there were quite a few around hassling us for money. Never again.

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Paarl, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

As I grew up in Bloem and visited the CBD so many times as a child and student the square is in bad bad bad condition and not worth a visit.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

What an embarrassment to Bloemfonterin - Filthy, Plastic Bags floating in the water and it looks like a mini refuse dump.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

plastic and paper strewn everywhere, condoms (used) , rag - people lying under their cardboard, reeking to high heaven .

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

I stumbled across Hertzog Square when I was walking down to the National Museum, and I thought it was a great spot to hang out, relax or have a picnic. It is a medium size park with lovely big trees and heaps of nice shady spots, surounded by a brick pathway. In the centre is a pretty grubby pool, with... More 

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