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Well worth a hour of your time to visit .Very peaceful spot .Great views from the top .Take your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nantwich, United Kingdom
Night visit to see the full moon rise

We visited the Taalmonument for a lovely picnic.....you can either pack your own or order a basket... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Gabbema Doordrift Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a hour of your time to visit .Very peaceful spot .Great views from the top .Take your morning coffee break here.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Taalmonument for a lovely picnic.....you can either pack your own or order a basket with lovely eats from their kitchen. With awesome views over the mountains and beautiful green grass to enjoy the picnic on,you can make yourself comfortable to watch the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amelia_vermeulen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hiya, As you are "custodian" (key to gate and having the only (?) Hiking map) of the hiking trails of Paarl mountain reserve, I post this for you. First, its a beautiful hiking area and lot of potential if maps and signing improves to meet...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank meyrinmats
Reviewed February 10, 2019

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 February 5, 2019 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 February 3, 2019 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 January 20, 2019

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 January 20, 2019

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
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April 12, 2018|
Response from hadewilde | Reviewed this property |
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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