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Company's Gardens

Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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johannesburg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This was my first trip to Cape Town and I must say I was so impressed that I am itching to go back,we did a whirlwind tour of the major sights and the Company Gardens was on the list, a clean and secure park where you can sit and enjoy lunch in beautiful surrounds while listening to the birds and... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nothing quite like the outdoors , or am I wrong? Whilst that is true. as with many public spaces one has to keep that in mind. Its a traditional spot for the wedding photo's on Saturday Afternoon's. and during lunch hours the paved winding path's are abuzz with young professional's students and tourists alike. Once again you are encouraged to... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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18 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Once you reach the end of Adderley Street you will see St. George's Cathedral and the entrance to the Company Gardens. You can walk all the way up to the Mount Nelson Hotel from there. Don't forget to visit some of the other attractions on these grounds (Iziko Museum, St Georges Cathedral, The Planetarium etc) Take a book with and... More

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CapeTown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This might not be the biggest or the best garden but it surely is peaceful and good for the soul. If you need to: get away from it all, read a book, enjoy being covered by a flock pigeons or feed the squirrels, this is the place to visit when you are in Cape Town. For the tourists that visited... More

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New York City
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248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Come and stroll this smallish park in the center of Cape Town. The gardens are beautiful and the church, parliament and slave lodge that abuts this park make it a lovely spot to do sight seeing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The gardens themselves are wonderful, the restaurant however needs a little help, menu a little stayed and the service less than one would expect.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Company Gardens is wonderful with its biodiversity and animal life. The pigeons and squirrels can be a bit terrifying but the vegetable garden is a wonderful new attraction.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A short walk through the relatively small gardens is special only if you have a guide to point out the significant events of history that these gardens quietly commemorate. Statues of Cecil Rhodes, Yan Smuts and others plus the President's Office and Parliament House which were sites where Nelson Mandela held meetings that changed history and made famous speeches. Enjoy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is one of my most favourite places to visit when I go to Cape Town each year. The place is just very relaxing and chilled out right in the middle of the centre of Cape Town city bowl with fantastic views of both Table Mountain and Lion's Head. At the far end of the gardens is the museum which... More

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New Delhi, India
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The gardens are not huge. They are relatively small and not a place where you will take time out to visit. Some nice tress, and some very large squirrels that are extremely playful. Unless you are a big fan of squirrels, you can skip the gardens.

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