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The tourists landing in Cape Town are all focus on some tiny stories of the city. They snap colors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leaping_Frog
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Well worth a little detour , we had the place to ourselves, a stunning monument with lovely gardens... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David_Provence
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Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tourists landing in Cape Town are all focus on some tiny stories of the city. They snap colors and landmarks without understanding the history and the culture of the nation. This monument is the gate to understand the country, the Afrikaans and the dream...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Leaping_Frog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a little detour , we had the place to ourselves, a stunning monument with lovely gardens and superb views over the Paarl and Franschhoek valley reaching as far as Table mountain in Cape Town.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank David_Provence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paying an entrance fee is a small price to pay for this venue. There are regular events or you can pack a picnic basket and spend time on the large lawn over looking the entire Paarl valley. In summer it remains open until 8pm. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacolien Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read a little of the history before you go to this spot. It really is so interesting and it will have you thinking well after you have visited this incredible structure. Well worth a visit and for a photographer you will walk away with some...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hesitated to come here as I thought it was just a touristic attraction but as soon as you get here you feel this place more than simply look at it. It speaks to you in many ways. The view is great from here as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mike5466
Reviewed January 8, 2019

It is one of my favourite places to take visitors from abroad. It gives an excellent opportunity to tap about the valley of the Huguenots, the surrounding mountains and especially the Afrikaans language.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Joleenalive
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing view. Well worth it. Would recommend a picnic basket as there are green areas to sit. The drive there is easy with vineyards enroute.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ronwynp
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised! The structure is pretty epic and the food at the restaurant... legit. First visit ever to the monument, and it was easy to find and the view is soooo nice

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NicRhino
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Very nice place for a Sunday visit. The view from the monument ovr the Paarl and Franschoek area is spectacular and worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carelcarel
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Have visited this fantastic monument three times, it’s the most peaceful atmospheric place to visit, with fantastic far reaching views. A definite place I would visit again.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank dcummi193995
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marlareiser
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dear marla. i am only a tourist regarding the language monument. i would suggest you contact the language munument through the official website and ask them the questio. with friendlyy regards h.a.
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