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Address: Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria 2004, South Africa
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Only buses and dirty and creepy

Church square is only accesible for buses, cars are limited to churchstreet in the west. Crawling with traffic officers. The square itself is dirty and infested with pigeons that... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Pretoria, South Africa
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful buildings some great shopping around the local area. there is a tourist information center not too far away where you can pick up some leaflets of other places to visit.

Thank G00dV1bes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

If you are a fan or old classical at architecture, then you will love the views of this place.. The grass is well kept, the people are friendly and you can sit on a branch and quickly finish a book.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are great views of the lovely old buildings surrounding Church square.The statues of Paul Kruger and his burghers are a must see.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Church square is only accesible for buses, cars are limited to churchstreet in the west. Crawling with traffic officers. The square itself is dirty and infested with pigeons that are a nuisance and fly close to visitors. The area is frequented by seedy persons and gives an unsafe feeling. The historic importance of the buildings surrounding the square as well... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Pretoria has much potential to be a great attraction for tourists, both domestic and international. As the long Capital of South Africa it is rich with history and great architecture. It is a shame that it is so unfriendly and unwelcoming to the tourist. Church square consists of some great building around it. They are grand and seem to be... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

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,

Thank devinder s
Tienen, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank JoeriMaes
Cayenne, French Guiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 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.

Thank isayade
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

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 

Thank OutdoorJaquie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 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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