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Address: Corner of Donkin and Somerset Streets, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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Was moved by the monument.

Was for me interesting since I am Dutch and know very little about de Boer War in South Africa and Graaff Reinet.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
Sue and Sjaak A
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Franschhoek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Was for me interesting since I am Dutch and know very little about de Boer War in South Africa and Graaff Reinet.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I came across this memorial on my run through the town. Well maintained and informative. Probably no need to get out the car to read this one.

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Thank Staci K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Having visited this place during our heritage month in south africa. It was refreshing to understand how this memorial place came about. definitely a good place to visit with friendly and professional guided tours. This os but one other reason why Graaff Reinit is really an awesome destination

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

we could not find it...the map we had, showed us to specific part of town but we could not find it there...so where is it?

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

On the corner of Donkin and Somerset streets, is quite an impressive monument to the Boers from Graaff Reinet who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Anglo-Boer War. The tip of the erf facing the corner of these two streets has been fenced off and the statue erected in the triangular space, but it still looks like its part of... More 

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Port elizabeth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Everything is great. So many people died during this war and it should never be forgotten. War is a waste of human lives

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

How South Africans ever recovered from the attempt to wipe them out depicted historically in this museum is a miracle to have recovered to a country in the first world.

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Thank William H
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This monument is in a residencial area and almost in the backyard of a house. From the tourist office map the exact location is not clear. The marble monument was erected in the memory of the fallen in the war for freedom, The Anglo Boer War, of 1899 to 1902. On the sides are bible scriptures in Dutch and the... More 

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