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Address: Church Square, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa

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Nice square

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Orlando, Florida
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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
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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
London, United Kingdom
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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.

Thank NatNatlondon1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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84 reviews
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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 big apartment block next to the church. see how the wall is bending to leave... More 

Thank larslindbeck
Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
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
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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 the square itself a more apt memorial has been set out putting names to some... More 

1 Thank Reuben C
cape town
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Reviewed 21 November 2012

Church Square in the heart of Cape town has real historic significance but no real value for a passing tourist. A cobbled square with a statue of some forgotten person is hardly a tourist draw. Recently some black granite blocks have been erected at one end of the square with the names of people attached to the history of SA.... More 

1 Thank hotshotCapeTown
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

This area could do with some additional attractions to encourage tourists. Fortunately there are many other attractions close by ton justify a visit.

Thank CharisManor

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