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Address: Luderitz, Namibia
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Loved our tour but we went close to lunchtime so were limited in the time we had to browse as the gates close at 13:00. Do go for the earlier tour if you want more time. Really a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved our tour but we went close to lunchtime so were limited in the time we had to browse as the gates close at 13:00. Do go for the earlier tour if you want more time. Really a great place and of course great photo opportunities.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fascinating to roam around (sometimes you feel like you are the only one there) in abandoned buildings, built well and made to last, which are slowly being engulfed by the sand dunes. Photographic heaven.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Amazing. Ps. Get your own permit and go for the sunrise. It is absolutely magical being there on your own.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a half day to spare this place is certainly worth the visit. The guided tour (around 45 minutes) gives the insight into the life of this city which was alive from early 2%th century till the 1950.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

There is a guided tour everyday. They make good coffee and cake. The history is very interesting. The maintenance is not that good but the sand took over at last. Put sun screen on and shoes for hot sand. Take a lot of photos to show your friends what they will not believe if they can not see it for... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We loved finding out about this bit of history, it was well guided, and there was ample time for self exploration and so many photo opportunities!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well looked after place. They have left some of the houses completely full of sand and some were more accessible to visitors. Quite clear distinction between housing for the bosses and for the workers. Some houses were beautifully decorated. Very interesting to see how much effort they made to keep their staff healthy: gym, bowling alley... . At the end... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a place, a morning spent back in time. We arrive in time for the 9:00 tour of the town. The tour guides are very knowledgeable on the history of the town and take you to a couple of the main buildings. After the tour you can go and explore the rest of the town on your own and get... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This was a great experience! So interesting to walk around and to go into the museum area. It is probably worth doing a tour as they tell you exactly what each building used to be.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Go and be transported to the past. Get out of your car...time travel 100 years back in time in a second. It looks and feels like everybody left yesterday and with a wipe of a feather duster everything and everybody will be back again. Beatifull. Fantastic photo ops.

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