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Church Square

Church Square, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Landmarks around the Square

Church Square is close to several landmarks in Cape Town including Parliament, Company's Gardens... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashley A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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The centre of Cape Town has many historic attractions such as these and attest to the open spaces... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
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11 May 2017
“Nice square ”
2 weeks ago
“Landmarks around the Square ”
Church Square, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Church Square is close to several landmarks in Cape Town including Parliament, Company's Gardens, St. George's Cathedral, etc. Nothing special about the Square despite the name but worth a visit and walk through.

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The centre of Cape Town has many historic attractions such as these and attest to the open spaces for residents and tourists alike to appreciate the city's rich and cultural history here is just another such example of the Mother City's beautiful attractions.

Thank drpaulfoodlover
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Church Square isn't anything too exciting but does offer a few nice spots to sit and relax perhaps before or after visiting some of the great restaurants nearby

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place wasn't high on places we visited in Capetown but somewhat enjoyed walking through it. There's a few coffee shops nearby as well where you can stop and people watch.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

There is a feeling of tranquility and peacefulness when you are in the square. it is right across from the Groote Kerk. The buildings around the square is very beautiful. Very close to the museum quarter.

Thank Dirmu G
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Our accommodation looks out onto Church square, which is frequented but tour busses. It's a small but well kept square and the main entrance to the Groote Kerk. I've not seen much happening here other than a few groups of men milling around.

1  Thank NatNatlondon1
Reviewed 25 July 2015

You can sit and view the architecture from one of the good few coffee shops in the area, before heading down to the Groote Kerk. But the squere itself is nothing to write home about.

Thank Stanley466
Reviewed 25 June 2014

church square is kind of interesting for being such a quiet place right in the city center. i enjoy it here because it feels so futuristic instead of historic. but yes, the buildings surrounding the square are mostly old ones. take a look at the...More

Thank larslindbeck
Reviewed 28 July 2013

This is where you find the Groote Kerk and if you want to go inside you have to enter from this square. Apart from this there are few buildings here, some quite tall.

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 20 March 2013

This little Square, in Parliament Str, looks just like any other, but on closer looke there is a lot of historical finds here. The old slave tree, is commemorated here. a place where slaves were brought to be sold in those vile old days. On...More

1  Thank Reuben C
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