Church Square

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  • Address: Church Square, Pretoria, South Africa
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Historical Site, Market, Plaza, Square, Architecture

Though there’s not much to do at Church Square, it’s still worth visiting for it’s historical value. It’s the centre of Pretoria and surrounded by a number of old but important buildings. There’s the Palace of Justice, the Old Capitol Theatre, the National Bank and Mint, The Tudor Chambers, the Old Council Chamber and the General Post Office, all of which have some minor architectural merit. The Palace of Justice here is worth checking out; it was the site of Nelson Mandela’s trial of treason, post which he was incarcerated. There’s a large statue of Paul Kruger in the centre of the square; click a picture. The market near the square is worth checking out and it also makes for good people watching.

  • You MUST have coffee at Cafe Riche in the corner.

  • Buses on Madiba St

  • Cafe Riche Basement
  • King Pie
  • Wimpy

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  • Church Square Address: Church Square, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Church Square Timing: 24-hrs
  • Church Square Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Church Square(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Church Square: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Pretoria include Church Square in their plan

  • 50.43% of people start their Church Square visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Church Square

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Church Square

People normally club together Ditsong National Museum Of Natural History and Union Buildings while planning their visit to Church Square.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • One of the best places around town if not the best in the near future. Sense of great atmosphere, beautiful place for pictures! Though it's still under construction, it looks promising that soon, it's gonna be 💯🔥👍👏

  • Very clean and serene place to take a night walk. I have a friend who lives close by and observing the gorgeous historic buildings never gets old.

  • This place is good... A great place for taking pics, but pple must be careful. There is a lot of robbery there!

  • The renovation is great, now it's a super make over & it's better than before. If you want to chill & enjoy Pretoria's movement, Church Square is the place to be!

  • Is a park to while away time and most significantly,it compels an individual to forget their pains,sorrows and whatever problems they may have.Either alone or in the Company of others.all you have to do is let loose let and shut the outside world From your mind,and restore your inner peace.as it is beneficial to your well-being.theres free daily 500MB of data that is hassle free to connect.apart from all,the Central part of the park has statues of the late legends that built this beautiful country of ours to what it is today.many people take pictures while standing or posing next to the statues

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