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Nelson Mandela Square

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Address: 1st Floor Medical Mews | Cnr Rivonia Road and 5th Street, Sandton, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)11 2176000
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Iconic statue of the great man.

If you are a Mandela fan and are staying in Johannesburg then this is well worth a visit. The statue gives you a chance for a photo standing at his feet, there is a nice fountain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for restaurants and entertainment go to Mandela square. There are a great variety of different shopping options. An excellent day out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you are a Mandela fan and are staying in Johannesburg then this is well worth a visit. The statue gives you a chance for a photo standing at his feet, there is a nice fountain (which you might enjoy - depending upon the weather!) and the area is surrounded by lots of good restaurants with a wide variety of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Due to complete renovation taking place, it was not nice time which I visited as lot of dust in the air due to tile works taking place that time. However Sandton City next was have variety of shops available for shopping.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A think this square can be pretty nice, with the many restaurants and shops around it. Although it's one big construction site at the moment, which impacts the experience. The statue of Nelson Mandela is impressive.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Basically the square is by a shopping centre, and it is surrounded by the finest restaurants of Johannesburg. Obviously it is a very touristy area, and therefore everything is priced accordingly.

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It was hard for me to see exactly what they are building here, but the range of bars and restaurants within this area is growing and improving. I cant wait to return to Jo'Burg to see it finished.

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Havana, Cuba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I thought it would be of some historic interest, it is just a mall, like many other malls in any other parts of the world, nothing special and nothing south african about it. Food Court was terrible

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Greve, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The square itself is undergoing a lot of reconstruction, so it's quite messy now (August 2015). The Mandela statue is huge and all South Africans are flocking around the statue to take with friend, family. If you are in for shopping, this is probably a great centre, and you can use the indoor bridge to go directly to Sandton City,... More 

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great place to visit for shopping and a meal. Sandton provides you with an understanding what it is like to live in Joburg and be a mall rat (which most people are). The square always has a vibe and a picture with Nelson Mandela's statue is a must.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

lots of different restaurants to cater for all needs..prefer Piatto..food always great and tasty and atmosphere more private..cocktail bar is nice..nice place to go relax with friends and loved ones...

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