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Address: Bloemfontein, South Africa

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Amazing view from Top of Naval Hill...they however need to keep place clean and improve on safety and security.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Leonardo R
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Cape Town, South Africa
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South Africa
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207 reviews 207 reviews
45 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had a drive around here but there is nothing much to see at all; pretty crap really. Even the onsite restaurant was closed.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Amazing view from Top of Naval Hill...they however need to keep place clean and improve on safety and security.

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johannesburg
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What a disappointment. The qwwq overall impression is great but it really is covered with weeds and bottles paper and garbage at all the viewpoints. No Information anywhere. Such a good idea but missing the point.

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south africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We drove up Naval Hill this morrning anticipating great views & some signs of the history attached to the area. Disappointingly all 9 viewpoints were badly signposted & maintained. The bushes everywhere have been allowed to grow unchecked so the views are obstructed. Also, there are no notices explaining where each viewpoint is overlooking. We drove up to an area... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Naval Hill is a fast growing tourists attraction of distinction in Bloemfontein. Although still under development, there are certain things that make it stand out. The altitude: The change of altitude as you drive/cycle/run/walk up the slope of the mountain is an experience worth going through. Once you have ascended the Hill the freshness of air fills your lungs and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is the only National Park situated within City limits. You can drive, cycle, run or walk all he way around the reserve. There are numerous animals to be seen, including Girafe, Zebra, Ostrich & numerous other types of Buck. Geocachers will love this reserve as there are plenty 'Caches hidden around the reserve.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Overall, the site leaves a good impression. It is nicely constructed and well maintained. You can see all of Bloemfontein spread out below from various lookout platfroms, but unfortunately Bloemfontein is not a particularly inspiring sight.

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usa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

very interesting ....we saw quite a few wild animals along with the impressive statue of Mandela..a great picture taking spot..

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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The view of the city from Naval Hill is really great - remember to pack your camera. A guide to point out the main attractions and places of interest from the top would be nice. But it's still worth a visit.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Hope they turn the Mandela statue and restaurant into something good. Statue doesn't look much like Mandela but does the trick.

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