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Company's Gardens

Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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New York City
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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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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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30 reviews 30 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

company garden is easy to find and offer some coolness for the nice big trees along the main path through the garden. there is a small rose garden and there is a few squirrels playing in the trees and if you have nuts they will eat from your hand. if you walk all the way to the end of the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Finding Australian eucalyptus trees represented in the gardens added to the historic importance of this area for us. There is lots to see if one explores the edges and various buildings around. Current renovations and restoration of part of the gardens is intended to enhance the historic value - we trust that it will.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Took a couple of pleasant strolls here during our stay in Cape Town. I did not encounter any homeless beggars here. I did on some other walks on some side streets. The gardens are inhabited with lots of squirrels and birds. A lot of renovation was being done at this time.

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you were in the area, a worthwhile attraction to add to your trip. Fairly well maintained and interesting if one takes the history into consideration. Good for a picnic and a walk.

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