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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • 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 3 days ago

This is prime location to view the city. Cute cafe on the backside of Rhodes memorial where one can enjoy a beverage or two. We did not go with a guide, but drove ourselves.

Thank sumiherholdt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoy a lovely walk or tea at the restaurant. Beautiful views of Cape Town abound.There are also lovely walking and mountain biking trails.

Thank Chantyld
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument was part of our city walking tour and company gardens tour. Our guide told us the history of Rhodes which was very interesting in relation to the history of South African people.

Thank 2fridad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since the awful outcry and protests again Cecil Rhodes forced his statue to be removed, things are not quite the same...but I love the peace and tranquility of this place, which is very near the M3 main road into Cape Town from Constantia, but one...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Prime location, historic importance - well worth a visit. Lots of steps and monuments (pity about the damaged nose)

Thank KirraMelbourne
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Great Spot to to go look at some of the Country's History. There are some placed to eat. Very sad to see the damage done to the memorial by protested.

Thank 112tiaanl
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Easy hiking, history, great views of the city and a pretty decent eatery with a children's play area. Almost the perfect in/but out of city break...plenty of hiking of various grades and I am sure some mountain biking action to be had. The eatery at...More

Thank lewisn675
Reviewed August 13, 2017

A friend who knows Cape Town well took me to this site. It has amazing views of the city. It is a good history lesson in one of the more prominent developers of Cape Town. However, what I learned is that Mr. Rhodes had a...More

Thank GolfGuy777
Reviewed August 8, 2017

As the title states, it's got a great view of the city and because of that, it's really popular for photoshoots, for wedding photos, models, all kinds of things. There is no cafe or anything up there, just a quick uphill walk or drive to...More

Thank AATOlive
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Stunning today be here and enjoy everything about the area,please looks after our beautiful history,beautiful Cape

Thank coen_12
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