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“Grand design and beutifully built” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Union Buildings

Union Buildings
Church Street, Pretoria, South Africa
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Ranked #8 of 74 things to do in Pretoria
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“Grand design and beutifully built”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

This is well worth a visit. the buildings are impressive, and the view over the city and surrounding hills are great. The gardens are also well maintained and beautiful.l

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“ARCHITECTURE AT ITS BEST”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Though built by a repressive government, it is undoubtably one of the best sites we have in our country

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“We always take our visitors here”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Living in Pretoria there is very little to see.....so we always struggle when guests come to find places to show them. The Union Buildings is a standard that we bring everyone to. It is a great spot to view the rest of Pretoria, especially during October when the Jacaranda's are out.

Visited December 2011
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“Magical Gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The freshly cut green lawns and the beautiful flowers make this spot great for romantic picnics or a day out with the family! And dont forget the awesome view of Pretoria!! Absolutely stunning!! Feel like a tourist in my own country!

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“Formal terraced gardens a delight”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

A smaller replica of the buildings in India (arcihtect Sir Herbert Baker). Unlike those in Delhi, this is in fact just one building. The gardens are a pleasure and one has unimpeded views oner the city and surounding suburbs. Breathtaking when the Jararanda trees are in flower!
Parking a bit of a probem, but would like to go back for the views and gardens.

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