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Afrikaans Language Monument

Gabbema Doordrift Street | Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0543
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Gabbema Doordrift Street | Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0543
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The upkeep of this museum is really bad. Most of the buttons did not work at all. If you pay full price to enter, you expect to get what you pay for. Was not worth taking the time to visit. We will not visit it...More

Thank TanyaGroen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love learning about the Afrikaans language. It's such a blend of history and culture. This place is located on a beautiful mount which offers fabulous views towards Paarl and Stellenbosch. I did a quick visit at the end of a business day. It was...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monument for a language,kept in beautiful condition,really appreciate the venue and what has been dose here.

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "monument" make an effort to offer interesting events - the last Saturday of each month a cannon is brought to the monument. The short event starts with a very informative talk and then a demonstration; the cannon is then fired! we brought a picnic...More

Thank Paljas1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This entire place is kept immaculately! I think if a leaf blew on the sidewalk, you would have 10 staff members dashing to pick it up. It is seldom that one sees a building and grounds kept in such pristine condition. This building is loved,...More

Thank RonaCCB
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great outing for anyone. Lots of history, wheel-chair access, enough parking, friendly staff, etc. Well maintained and tidy.

Thank 8joan
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Lovely views & interesting monument. Enjoyed the walk around as well, & you can spend time reading some of the poems on boards placed in some of the areas. There is also a nice little coffee shop in the front with great views, didn't have...More

1  Thank Natasha D
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is interesting for those who want to know the origins of Afrikaans, a language first written in Arabic. But it is also great - if you can find the site, not entirely clearly signposted - because it is high on a mountain and the...More

Thank D8533FQmichellel
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This is a place to visit when in Paarl. They have lots of consents here where you sit on the lawn and enjoy the evening.

1  Thank yolandegeel
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Well maintained. Fantastic views and the best melktert, carrot cake and cheese cake. Very informative and nice surroundings.

1  Thank fjv2015
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