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Nelson Mandela Square

Fl 1st Medical Mews | Cnr Rivonia Road and 5th Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 217 6000
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Fl 1st Medical Mews | Cnr Rivonia Road and 5th Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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"huge statue"
in 33 reviews
"butcher shop"
in 33 reviews
"surrounded by restaurants"
in 33 reviews
"hard rock cafe"
in 31 reviews
"shopping mall"
in 82 reviews
"larger than life"
in 19 reviews
"great man"
in 44 reviews
"nelson mandela"
in 95 reviews
"sandton city"
in 70 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 29 reviews
"great shopping"
in 25 reviews
"safe place"
in 19 reviews
"gautrain station"
in 18 reviews
"take pictures"
in 16 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 19 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 37 reviews
"south africa"
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed walking around the square and ate twice at restaurants that border the square. Great photo op next to the towering statue of Mandela. Next to the Mall, so lots to do in the area. I felt safe in the area.

Thank NRBQRocks
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are lots of lovely shops and restaurants at the square. And there’s a network of shopping malls leading from the hotels in the area to the Sandton shopping mall. I visited at night with a friend and could only take a few pictures. The...More

Thank Hazel6sh
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting the Square the week of July 17th which happened to be the Centenary birthday celebration week of Madiba. Its a good place to people watch if you are dining in one of several restaurants around the Square. The Square links you to Sandton City...More

Thank Ade A
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another safe place to visit in Johannesburg where you can walk around and have a choice of different places to eat both in the square itself or in the surrounding buildings. Been here at Xmas when there is a huge tree all lit up in...More

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere lots to do shopping and restaurants. Place to meet family friends and certainly place to take overseas visitors. Recommended.

Thank William G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place for eating and accessible to large mall. Wide variety of all types of restaurants. Very safe place to visit and wander.

Thank Dean874
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place reminds me on the good that there is in SA and all the different cultures that we come across everyday and it is beyond amazing to know that we life in the most beautiful country in the world.

Thank Bella_CasaG
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This square has the best food in South Africa. It is also a very nice and safe area. The design is also quite nice.

Thank Vic K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is located in the heart of Johannesburg city and it has a huge statue of the great man in the middle of the square. This is a nice huge square with his statue and nice place to enjoy. There’s a big shopping complex sorrounding...More

Thank Ankur H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The restuarants are great though expensive. I also think that the management team needs to come up with more creative ideas for making the square more entertaining. It is really becoming a bit boring with its lack of activity. The ongoing construction of various locations...More

Thank GrantH490
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pebbles2_13
11 February 2018|
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Response from Stephen N | Reviewed this property |
Approx taxi fare around ZAR 200 one way, other option catch a cab from your accommodation.
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Ramjatton S
13 October 2016|
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Response from HARDBATTLE | Reviewed this property |
bus city tours will take you to the best attractions in town.. safe....informative and fun
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