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Rhodes Memorial

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Address: 3 Off the M, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 21 689 9151
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This massive granite staircase memorializes diamond mogul and British...

This massive granite staircase memorializes diamond mogul and British imperialist Cecil Rhodes.

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great to visit as parking always available ,,,lovely hikes and walks

beautiful and great family venue...pet friendly and the hikes and walks not too strenuous...the restaurant always a pleasure as they always accommodate everybody and their food... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

beautiful and great family venue...pet friendly and the hikes and walks not too strenuous...the restaurant always a pleasure as they always accommodate everybody and their food outstanding and very cheap...really value for money,,views also spectacular!!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go there for a great the view of the city. As a monument it Ok. Part of History but could be better maintained. The restaurant at the site is fair and good value for money considering the prime location

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Holetown, Barbados
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasn't far from where we were staying. Went there just before sunset and enjoyed the view. Very quiet place.

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Parow, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well known venue for weddings, outings and picnics. The views are excellent as it stretches from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean and one can see as far as the Hottentot Holland Mountains mountain. This site has good history behind it with beautiful walks up Table Mountain. One of the famous landmarks in Cape Town

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Rhodes memorial not only offers a close look at some beautiful architecture but also has a lovely little restaurant just behind it. The food is good. The view of Cape Town City is fantastic and there's even hiking trails for the adventurous. Definitely one of my favorite spots and I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The only reason why you should visit the Rhodes memorial is to sit down and enjoy good, wholesome food at the restaurant after climbing the steps and taking photographs of the great explorer. The views are great, the food is excellent and well priced, and thestaff friendly. Well worth a visit

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This historical monument to Cecil Rhodes has stood the test of time if not the favor of most South Africans. His impact on South Africa was immense. The view towards Table Bay is striking and perhaps worth the visit alone. British history buffs might find it worth the stop?

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Western Cape, South Africa
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Rhodes Memorial good from history point of view. Security is an issue please be vigilant when visiting rather go in groups please

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

The food is good and the service is brisk. The setting is what makes this restaurant so attractive and a good place to start for some walks on the slope of Table mountain.

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George, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We really enjoyed the beautiful view. Well built monument sadly vandalized. Rhodes was not liked by all but he did a lot of good and is part of our history. Still a place used by many people and a tranquil spot.

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