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“Statue of Mandela - A must see!”

Nelson Mandela Square
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Ranked #2 of 19 things to do in Sandton
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Statue of Mandela - A must see!”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Nelson Mandela is great for shopping, eating, walking and seeing the great statue of Mandela :) They have a mix of restaurants with a flavour for every appetite. The stores are amazing and the square is perfect at night or day with a fountain in the centre.

Visited August 2013
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“Very Attractive Mall”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

This mall is a pleasure to visit. The food court had a vast selection of eating kiosks. The Bread Basket is a wonderful place to stop for a meal, a coffee, a dessert or even pick up take away meals and/or desserts.

The numerous stores within this square are nicely laid out and are very appealingly decorated. There is something for everyone here.

The courtyard where Nelson's bust is located is attractive.

Visited August 2013
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“Great Spot”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is a nice place to spend time... many restaurants, cafes, shops. Very high end shops there too... top designers. We really enjoyed the Butcher Shop which is located there.

Visited August 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Nelson Mandela Square”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

A big square surrounded by restaurants mainly and a statue of Nelson Mandela...Nothing special I'm afraid...

Visited June 2013
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“Upscale shopping, loaded with outdoor cafes”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

If you're in Sandton and looking for a stylish place to have a coffee or a drink, you'll have plenty on options at Mandela Square. The square is lined by restaurants, bars and cafes. Lots of opportunity to people watch (there's a non-stop flow of people taking photos with the towering statue of Nelson Mandela). If you love steak, you must try The Butcher Shop & Grill, which looks onto Mandela Square. Amazingly good meat and exceptional prices.

There also is nearly endless shopping in the Sandton City Mall, which connect to the square. High-end stuff as wwell as an extensive bookstore.

Visited August 2013
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