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Rhodes Memorial

Rhodes Ave | Devil's Peak, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
+27 21 687 0000
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This massive granite staircase memorializes diamond mogul and British imperialist Cecil Rhodes.
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Rhodes Ave | Devil's Peak, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
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+27 21 687 0000
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

It's close to University of Cape Town. I do not recommend walking the path to there alone, but in groups or by car. It is a place to spend few time. Just take beautiful photos and enjoy the city view. But behind it there is...More

Thank VivianaCorte
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were in the area and so drove here. It was quite rainy so no other visitors at the memorial itself so no problem at all to park - free. It is within a large park. Pretty sure this is not somewhere you would go...More

Thank annej18
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

As a tourist to Cape town, there a certain not-to-be-missed sites. Rhodes Memorial isn't one of them. The memorial is quite impressive and so is the view. The restaurant is worth a visit if you're hungry. Nothing special. Visit RM if you have the time...More

Thank DudleyFeebish
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I took my kids to visit the memorial on a Sunday afternoon and was very dissapointed. The protesting students have rubbed excrement and graffitti all over the place, they are aggressive and unpleasant and there are way to many drunk people there. No security at...More

Thank AndrewBHM40
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is prime location to view the city. Cute cafe on the backside of Rhodes memorial where one can enjoy a beverage or two. We did not go with a guide, but drove ourselves.

Thank sumiherholdt
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Enjoy a lovely walk or tea at the restaurant. Beautiful views of Cape Town abound.There are also lovely walking and mountain biking trails.

Thank Chantyld
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This monument was part of our city walking tour and company gardens tour. Our guide told us the history of Rhodes which was very interesting in relation to the history of South African people.

Thank 2fridad
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Since the awful outcry and protests again Cecil Rhodes forced his statue to be removed, things are not quite the same...but I love the peace and tranquility of this place, which is very near the M3 main road into Cape Town from Constantia, but one...More

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Prime location, historic importance - well worth a visit. Lots of steps and monuments (pity about the damaged nose)

Thank KirraMelbourne
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great Spot to to go look at some of the Country's History. There are some placed to eat. Very sad to see the damage done to the memorial by protested.

Thank 112tiaanl
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Rida B
30 December 2017|
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Response from DudleyFeebish | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I suggest you contact the restaurant directly. Check online.
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