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Address: Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Peace and quiet!

Was part of our first day guided tour and is well worth a visit. A beautiful green space! Interesting history and exotic fauna!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Was part of our first day guided tour and is well worth a visit. A beautiful green space! Interesting history and exotic fauna!

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Repentigny, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

When you need to cross the city, you might want to simply take a walk through Company's Garden. The park is clean and well-maintained with a nice vegetation. Also leads you to the South African Museum, Jewish Museum, Holocaust Center and the National Gallery. There is a cafe with swings as well. Watch out for the rain though, you might... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Tamed by the thousands of generous walkers through the Company's Gardens, squirrels completely tame eats nuts from visitors palms. An hour could pass by unnoticed taking a leisurely stroll through the Gardens. Filled with roses, overarching trees and green lawns one gets completely taken in by the scenery.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We were worried that this might be wearing out by the passage of feet but apart from the alien grey squirrel the garden is fine. There is a newish cafe, decent toilets but above all there is part of the garden that has been replanted as it was when it supplied provisions for ships sailing around the cape which was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

A well kept large gardens which in April is amazing and so would be something to return to in summer, a nice museum inside the grounds and nicely shaded from the sun, a great picnic spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This area of Cape Town in good for spending much of a day. The gardens frame Table Mountain nicely. The garden grid is laid out with the plantings of the Dutch East India Company. There was a statue of Cecil Rhodes, but I believe that was taken down just yesterday. Trees, indigenous plants, imported squirrels, are all at home here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This was our first stop during a 1/2 day tour of Cape Town, which commenced with a walking tour of the gardens and other local attractions. We found street parking on the adjacent Queen Victoria Street. Entering at the main entrance off Queen Victoria Street we walked along a pleasant pond with historic statues at either end and a bandstand... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This review is slightly dated, the night market held over the festive period is worthwhile visit every year, especially the food market. This venue is better than Adderley street for the food section, I am not sure about the other sections of the market. The value in the food market is amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Please don't visit Cape Town without a visit to Company's Garden. What a place of pure beauty. And visit the cafe too. It's not just good. It's vert good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

a lovely place to stroll on a Sunday afternoon, listening to street music and while you are there pop into the South Africa Museum

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