We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nelson Mandela Place

Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow G1 3QY, Scotland
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nothing to See

Yes, to honour Nelson Mandela by giving the street name but... should it be an attraction in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solodam J
,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Good to Honour the Prominent Man

Yes this is a good place to remember this most famous politician and world statesman although one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
badmintontim
,
Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 13 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good48%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Good to Honour the Prominent Man”
1 week ago
“Nothing to See”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow G1 3QY, Scotland
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (13)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, to honour Nelson Mandela by giving the street name but... should it be an attraction in Tripadvisor?, common....... The plaque of the street name is on the left side of the entrance of St.George's Tron

Thank Solodam J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes this is a good place to remember this most famous politician and world statesman although one would have thought that further information or statue could have been Commissioned to be placed here

Thank badmintontim
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Relatively small square just off the hectic Buchanan Street. Several lovely architectural sights but other than that not much to say really.

Thank David S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A small square off of the bustling Buchanan Street which is okay but nothing extraordinary, (Merchant's City Square and George Square are far better attractions to visit). The most notable thing about Nelson Mandela Place is the St. George's Tron Church that is worth a...More

1  Thank Roberts69
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely Street or mini square in a great bustling part of town off Buchanan. Gorgeous intricate facades tower above you, performance artists abound, cool shops and plenty of eateries. No statue to Mandela that I could see but a nice area.

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Didn't know what I'll find really. Kept walking to and fro past it. Then realised that it is simply an open place. All that indicates that this is Nelson Mandela place is the sign. I gave it 5 stars for its significance of course! Good...More

Thank Amin A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Street in the heart of Glasgow with impressive architecture that is a pleasant place to stroll through when in town. Culturally this is significant in Glasgow and if anyone wants to learn more about Mandelas relationship with Glasgow the Mitchell Library at Charing Cross in...More

Thank Sarah D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This Square was renamed in 1986 when many political leaders in the west and their crony newspapers regarded him as a terrorist and the best place for him was prison. Now it is a place to go to give your kids a history lesson. Mandela...More

1  Thank PrestonGuild
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I didn't see a statue of Mandela..I looked but saw none...I saw a building with name on it paying tribute the great man. This situated close to George square and unless you didn't go looking for Mandela place it's easy to miss it.

Thank Coryy20
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 August 2015

You could walk past Nelson Mandela Place and not notice the honour that Glasgow gave to a great man. It is near George Square. Nestling round St George's Tron Church it used to be called St George's Place

1  Thank Taxidevil
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 93 hotels in Glasgow
Carlton George Hotel
1 922 reviews
.06 km away
Millennium Hotel Glasgow
1 731 reviews
.18 km away
Park Inn by Radisson
1 013 reviews
.20 km away
Travelodge Glasgow Queen Street Hotel
507 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Miller & Carter Steakhouse
1 924 reviews
.08 km away
Cote Brasserie - Glasgow
647 reviews
.09 km away
The Wild Olive Tree
146 reviews
.02 km away
Amarone Glasgow
1 172 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
City Chambers
816 reviews
.19 km away
Buchanan Galleries
164 reviews
.15 km away
St George's Tron
19 reviews
.04 km away
Merchant's House
10 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nelson Mandela Place staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit