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“Good for a tourist visit”

Nelson Mandela Square
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$200.56*
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6-Hour Private Guided Johannesburg City Tour
Ranked #2 of 23 things to do in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 1, 2013

I liked the square as its linked to so many hotels and takes on a life of its on. The shopping area next to the square is huge and ideal for window shopping after a relaxed lunch in one of the many restaurants around the square.

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Visitors to Johannesburg are concerned about safety, Nelson Mandela square offers excellent security and it is very safe to walk around the open air mall with the 10 foot high statue of Nelson Mandela - this attracts many visitors daily. It is always bustling with business folk and tourist alike, because of the open air restaurants facing on to the square. Restaurants are varied with all tastes considered, from light meals to fine dining. There is also an excellent exhibition of Nobel Peace Prize winners just off the square which all visitors will find interesting. Plenty of undercover parking, safe taxis, and upmarket area for all vistiors.

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Visited here with family by taking the Guatrain there. It was one of our many stops as we toured the Johannesburg area. It was a short walk from the train station and when we bent the corner to enter the square our mouths dropped open. The area is absolutely gorgeous. The area is enclosed with restaurants and buildings surrounding it and when you look straight ahead there is the entrance to the mall and a huge statue of Nelson Mandela. There is also a water fountain just in front where kids can run and play as the water shoots up in the air. It's a beautiful spot and I can imagine a nice place to enjoy a meal. Will definitely bring others to visit here.

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

During my visit to Jo'burg, i spent most of my weekends in this place, the best thing there is the open area where the statue of Nelson Mandela, also you can enjoy shopping in Sandton City mall, the best and biggest mall in Sandton.

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

good for a free afternoon. you can shop and walk around. good selection of dining options but not exactly ground breaking

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