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Address: Franschhoek, South Africa
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Interesting but needs some upkeep

Located at the end of Franschhoek the monument is impressive but upon closer examination the grounds could use some manicuring, trash collection and general upkeep. Worth a visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Interesting historical monument, a sad reminder of religious persecution. Also, a happy reminder of what can be achieved by starting a new life afterwards.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This museum enthralls French visitors with the history of the French Huguenots' arrival and lives in the Western Cape. Be sure to watch the short film as an introduction, then have a look to see which of your ancestors settled here, where they farmed and how they lived.

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Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Located at the end of Franschhoek the monument is impressive but upon closer examination the grounds could use some manicuring, trash collection and general upkeep. Worth a visit, however.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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63 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a beautiful monument but could have a little more to see. Gardens are well maintained and could be a great picnic spot.

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Paarl, South Africa
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I would like to "invite" the Huguenot Monument to pop in and see what the Language Monument in Paarl has accomplished. Create an inviting atmosphere for people to come and have a picnic, handout information about the Monument and make an effort with the gardens. A monument is very much about what meets the eye and there is a lot... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It is located at the end of Franschhoek's main street, built to honor the Huguenot's role in the history of the area. It is worth paying a visit both at daytime and nighttime.

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A glorious sunny afternoon with a vivid blue sky couldn't have made a nicer background to visiting this monument. It was so quiet and peaceful the day we visited, time to enjoy the beauty of the location, gardens and monument itself. Although you can see the monument from the main road to actually sit at it's base or close by... More 

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

At the end of the main street in Franschhoek, you come face to face with this stunning memorial to the Huguenot settlers in the area Set in well maintained gardens, with the mountains rising starkly behind it is a magical setting You can see it perfectly well from the main road, but it is, in my opinion worth the small... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

..this monument is really quite large and was not expected to be such a major feature, at the end of the original main road through the town..it has an important historical message so a visit is vital..the gardens are also excellent..

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Ascot England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice monument lovely gardens. Worth a look around. Imposing sight well kept area. No entrance fee as far as we could see.

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Address: Address: Franschhoek, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek

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