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Rhodes Memorial

3 Off the M, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 689 9151
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This massive granite staircase memorializes diamond mogul and British imperialist Cecil Rhodes.
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  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Off the M, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 689 9151
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are amazing views over the suburbs below. Only complaint is the vandalism of the statues and the general cleaning of the area. A simple sweep would drastically improve the overall appearance.

Thank Deon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a look, but I was saddened to see how unkept the area was an the lack of respect afforded the statue of this man who in his own way did a lot for South Africa, the statue had a broken nose and had been...More

Thank GypsyGrumpies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful and great family venue...pet friendly and the hikes and walks not too strenuous...the restaurant always a pleasure as they always accommodate everybody and their food outstanding and very cheap...really value for money,,views also spectacular!!

Thank zeldecoetzee1
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Go there for a great the view of the city. As a monument it Ok. Part of History but could be better maintained. The restaurant at the site is fair and good value for money considering the prime location

Thank CgStell
Reviewed May 3, 2017

It wasn't far from where we were staying. Went there just before sunset and enjoyed the view. Very quiet place.

Thank Kladower
Reviewed April 27, 2017

A well known venue for weddings, outings and picnics. The views are excellent as it stretches from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean and one can see as far as the Hottentot Holland Mountains mountain. This site has good history behind it with beautiful...More

Thank burgerjp
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Rhodes memorial not only offers a close look at some beautiful architecture but also has a lovely little restaurant just behind it. The food is good. The view of Cape Town City is fantastic and there's even hiking trails for the adventurous. Definitely one of...More

Thank johnE5295KI
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The only reason why you should visit the Rhodes memorial is to sit down and enjoy good, wholesome food at the restaurant after climbing the steps and taking photographs of the great explorer. The views are great, the food is excellent and well priced, and...More

Thank Amarok2
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This historical monument to Cecil Rhodes has stood the test of time if not the favor of most South Africans. His impact on South Africa was immense. The view towards Table Bay is striking and perhaps worth the visit alone. British history buffs might find...More

Reviewed April 9, 2017

Rhodes Memorial good from history point of view. Security is an issue please be vigilant when visiting rather go in groups please

Thank sip680925
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