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“Not spectacular” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Brandberg Mountain

Brandberg Mountain
Namibia
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Ranked #4 of 6 Attractions in Damaraland
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Vienna, Austria
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53 reviews 53 reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Not spectacular”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Don't expect too much of burned mountain as it is only a very small area and you are not allowed to climb it and have a look behind it.

Visited October 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Gorgeous and detailed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The white lady painting was surprisingly detailed. The drawings were quite beautiful. The hike to the paintings should be done outside of the midday heat and summer should be avoided. Bring water and binoculars- if its been raining you may also want to bring a swimsuit. I think this is a must do on a trip to Damaraland.

Visited August 2013
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Parma, Italy
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23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Great panoramic point”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Be sure to be there just before sunset, to appreciate the wide color range of this mountain and this surrounding area.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“An open air prehistoric art gallery...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The Brandberg Mountain, particularly the upper areas is full of prehistoric rock art sites, some among the finest achievements of prehistoric art on the African continent. Most visitors only see the famous "white lady" site in the Tsisab Gorge (which is neither white, nor a lady...) accessible on a 3km footpath, but the real wonders require some serious trekking (or helicopter support). The upper part of the mountain with these amazing paintings remains one of the "lost worlds" of Africa only seen by a privileged few.

Visited June 2013
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Centurion, South Africa
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Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Impressive black mountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The Brandberg Mountain is a very impressive black mountain. A photographers dream. Get up early in the morning, or during sunset and you will see some amazing colours.

Visited July 2013
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