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Address: Charles St, Bloemfontein, South Africa

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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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2014
Martin K
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Bloemfontein
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Vergelegen
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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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36 reviews 36 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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bloemfontein
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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