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Afrikaans Language Monument

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Address: Gabbema Doordrift Street | Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Phone Number: 0218630543
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Fabulous views and lots of space

Take your pic :)... Picnic outside under the olives or have lunch at the restaurant. Best place for the family to relax and take a long walk or bike rides. Perfect for granny too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
MaraScholtz
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Suider Paarl, South Africa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't be put off because it's a language monument. Go to the restaurant that overlooks the most beautiful scenery and walks

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Thank Renier S
uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very striking monument which becomes even more poignant (especially for a linguist) when you learn about the significance of each part of the monument. The cost cafe was a very welcome stop to re charge batteries!

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Thank cmjUK
Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides of being a monument, this is really a nice place for a day out. The views are great, the monument is stunning, and the kids love it.

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Thank egberts546
Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Taal monument is a monument to the Afrikaans language, I have to be honest and say that I can not get the link between the monument and the language, perhaps I am missing something here. Worth going to have a look and if you can figure it out please let me know :)

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Thank Eddie G
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Afrikaans Taal Monument is a majestic tribute to the Afrikaans language. Stunning views of the surrounding town from up there. Please note that there's a small entrance fee to be paid at the gate.

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Thank Hadlay M
Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

History, awesome views, lush gardens and a tea garden-that also serves beer- all rolled into one. One of the must see places in Paarl! Baie lekker!

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Thank Deon D
Suider Paarl, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Take your pic :)... Picnic outside under the olives or have lunch at the restaurant. Best place for the family to relax and take a long walk or bike rides. Perfect for granny too. Bookshop on the premises Wheelchair friendly

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Thank MaraScholtz
Philadelphia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I was looking forward to visiting this monument to the Afrikaans language and I was not disappointed. The staff were friendly and informative. And the views from the top were simply spectacular.

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Thank Lee A
Knysna, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Loads of space for kids to run around with play area next to restaurant as well as a play area next to lawns - ideal for picnics. Entrance fee, so there are swarms of people. Beautiful views from every angle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Regrettably we arrived 5 minutes after the grounds closed so this review is only from what I saw from the entrance gate. The monument is big and impressive from the outside and it's unique design further encourages you to get closer ( I will on my next trip ). The view from the gates and parking lot of the Pearl... More 

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