Johannesburg Sights

City Hall

  • Visagie and Paul Kruger Sts. Map It
  • Pretoria
  • Government Building

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

This imposing structure has an Italianate style that borrows freely from classical architecture. A tympanum on the front, by Coert Steynberg, one of South Africa's most famous sculptors, symbolizes the growth and development of the city. Statues of Andries Pretorius, the city's founder, and his son Marthinus, stand in the square fronting the building, and relief panels depict the founding in 1855.

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Visagie and Paul Kruger Sts., Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 7:45–4

Published 03/07/2016


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