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Address: Johann Rissik Drive, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 12 313 7694
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Fort overlooking Pretoria, designed to defend against riots and raids on...

Fort overlooking Pretoria, designed to defend against riots and raids on the city, but it is said, “never a shot was fired in anger from this fort.”

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Not very popular...but a beautiful museum nevertheless

Placed right on top of a mountain, overlooking the now modern highways, this fort provides a clear view for miles. No wonder the cannons face this expanse. Very interestingly laid... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Srivatsan
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Placed right on top of a mountain, overlooking the now modern highways, this fort provides a clear view for miles. No wonder the cannons face this expanse. Very interestingly laid out, and provides an in-depth understanding of military history

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely visit for everybody intrested in South African history, the Fort has been restored and have lovely exhibits. There is a small shop selling snacks and curious. The site has an excellent view over Pretoria, and the grounds are used by joggers or people enjoying the outdoors.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is a small site but should be visited to observe the strategic location. Also view the small exhibits and understand the situation. No history should be forgotten as it indicates the path of the people followed to where we are today.

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Philadelphia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We really enjoyed this historic fort. It is a lovely and peaceful place. It also had great views of the area.

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Thank Lee A
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Well worth a visit to this historical site. Exceptionally well taken care of, and they have also tried to collect as much memorabilia as possible to add to your education regarding that time in history. take the kids, have a picnic on the lawns there too. Wall of "remembrance" is rather moving as it records so many of our fallen... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The entry is very affordable and you won't be disappointed. Upon arrival, you receive a leaflet containing a brief history of the fort. The fort is very neat and tidy, and a lot of effort has been put in conserving the history. You can walk around and go see all of the antique furniture, guns, cannons and different rooms the... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We went here without much planning, and its super cheap to go to. I took my friend my Canada and spent a whole morning walking around the grounds and taking in the view on a clear day. The museum is well maintained and easily accessible with lots of safe parking.

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Thank StephanieJakkalsie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Walk into the past with a visit to Fort Klapperkop. Smell the cordite as your mind wanders into the past. A great place to visit

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Thank Greg G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

I went up here with my uncle who has lived in pretoria for many years but didn't know about this place. It was very cool to learn about the afrikaner history of the area.

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Thank Rebekah S
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We as a family decided a yr ago to have our holiday right here in Pta. We had a blast! We visited many many places here in Pretoria, Fort Klapperkop, being one of them and it was so good as a SA'can to visit all these place. Pretoria has a LOT TO OFFER! We had some good conversation pieces discussing... More 

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