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Address: Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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Pretoria Sightseeing and History Tour from Johannesburg
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Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg
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Pretoria Capital City Tour

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Nice buildings

This square in the centre of Pretoria is surrounded by nice buildings, mostly banks. Not much atmosphere, lots of homeless.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
JoeriMaes
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Tienen, Belgium
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is worth a visit for the good building made almost more 100 yrs they are capitivating and majestic. you may find street vendors and a people moving around. place is not very clean during the day . you can find many aim less people loitering around. still the place has soo much to offer,

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Tienen, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This square in the centre of Pretoria is surrounded by nice buildings, mostly banks. Not much atmosphere, lots of homeless.

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Cayenne, French Guiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place could be nice if people didn't litter everywhere. Nice buildings ( post office, bank) but so much trash and garbage on the grass. No one seemed to care about that, lying on the grass☹️😤😤. Ne need to go there.

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Thank isayade
Pretoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historically the square where the Afrikaners got together for market days and other big occasions like the monthly Holy Communion. Now only a small garden with a statue of Paul Kruger and four armored Boers. The buildings around still have their historical facades and the old Raadsaal is also an interesting building which houses the seat of the ZAR Boer... More 

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Thank OutdoorJaquie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Well what is s people without history, Paul Kruger and his soldiers are in the middle of the Church Square in Pretoria. It is a beautiful, sobering or gloomy sight, depending on which side of the rainbow you look at it from. The square surrounded by old beautifully designed buildings of stone, the Post Office, The Law chambers, First National... More 

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Philadelphia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

It was a little desolate when we visited, but we were glad to see a fence around the Paul Kruger statue and that the vandalism done previously to the monument had been repaired.

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Thank Lee A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I like Paul Kruger and that's why i came here. But there is no police and security around this square, unlike union building, the ambience here is different. Especially if u r asian, u better go with local friends.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

A grand square in the centre of Pretoria. Good European architecture in these buildings. Square is a bit dirty and unkept. With unemployed people gaming anout

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Thank Nlenigma
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I stopped there the other day. The parking attendees wanted me to pay upfront, so I did. When I came back to get in my car to leave, wanted more money. I told them i already game them money and then got in my car. The started screaming at me and pulled my door open. I pulled my door out... More 

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Thank Antoinette E
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Great heart of the capital city, lovely architecture and always bustling. Many stories of South Africa start and end here. There was roadworks going on recently so be aware of this

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