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Address: Church Street, Pretoria, South Africa
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Take a picnic

Impressive buildings but sadly we could not get inside as we were not South African. That was a real pity as the buildings were beautiful. However the gardens were very well laid... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The union building is more than a 100 years old and was build by a well know architect Herbert Baker

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Impressive buildings but sadly we could not get inside as we were not South African. That was a real pity as the buildings were beautiful. However the gardens were very well laid out and it was a lovely spot for a picnic in the spring sunshine. Beautiful views over the city and of course the statue of Nelson Mandela is... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A nice and peaceful environment. Lush lawns and beautiful views. Friendly people and welcoming locals. It is the seat of power for the South African President.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The facility is good for all activity done in a garden such as wedding photo shoot, routing with friends, business meting can also be done there. Good facility for outing and viewing the Pretoria town

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Another beautiful neoclassic building by architect Sir Herbert Baker. one of many in Pretoria. Great gardens.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Have a wonderful refreshing experience of the beautiful botanical gardens. That is if you love nature. Historical garden where you get to see the statue of the great Nelson Madiba Mandela.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great view of the city, it was just a short walk from our hotel. A few market type stalls selling souvenirs . The vendors were friendly but not pushy. Loads of people taking photos of the huge Mandela statue in the gardens. The gardens were quite dry and dusty but the flower beds were well maintained. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

great Herbert Baker architecture, SA and Pretoria's highlight, lovely gardens, historic significance and great Madiba statue most recent, the old and the new together reflects our easy, smooth transformation to democarcy

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

A nice historical rich place in Pretoria! The gardens are filled with history and architecture. A great Statue of Nelson Mandela is one of the centers of attractions. It’s quite an inspirational garden.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

A definite must-see if visiting Pretoria! The architecture, history, gardens are just a few of things it has to offer! The Statue of Madiba (Nelson Mandela) was inspirational!

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