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Discover the Official Seat of the South African Government

The Union buildings are one of the most visited attractions in Gauteng. Once seen as a symbol of the apartheid here, it became a symbol of unity of a nation under the guidance of former president Mr Nelson Mandela. Consisting of multiple buildings, beautiful gardens, canons, statues and memorials, as well as the tallest statue of Mr Mandela in South Africa, this site should be at the top of your must see list.

Although often included in tour groups, most of the amazing attractions are either overlooked or rushed past, due to time constraints and lack of education. Learn what statues and memorials are where, so that you can easily find them. Know what ship the canon comes from and its amazingly rich history. Discover the ancient Greek mystical gods that adorn the Union Buildings, and see them close up with included pictures, some are far out of the view of tourist paths and hard to see with the naked eye.

This book features over 40 pictures of various aspects of the Union Buildings and garden, giving you more insight on your visit to the Union Buildings, as well as helping you plan your visit more efficiently. Pictures are of both day and night, and some are close-ups of hard to see objects (such as the Atlas statues and Big Ben replica timepieces on the towers, as well as the Mercury statue in the amphitheater) giving you a unique perspective of the place that wiill add value to your visit.

Contained in the text you'll learn the following:

  • Short history of the Union Buildings and grounds they are on
  • Descriptions and information on major objects found at the site
  • Getting to the union buildings as well as visiting times
  • Over 40 pictures of the Union Buildings, grounds, as well as close ups of hard to see statues, bonus night photos showing the grounds and view of Pretoria from the Union Buildings
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    The Union Buildings are a site to behold, learn more about them and know what there is on offer so that you do not miss anything on your visit, or marvel at the stunning site in the comfort of your home.

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