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Proclaimed a national monument in 1952, this is one of the most famous rock...

Proclaimed a national monument in 1952, this is one of the most famous rock art concentrations in Africa featuring more than 5,000 petroglyphs and 200 rock paintings.

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Nice engravings

At this site there are many engravings from bushmen. Some dating back to more than 3500 years. From a cultural aspect a place worth visiting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Willem H
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Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well preserved rock paintings. Not suprised that this is a World Heritage site. Our guide, Mona Lisa, was good explaining the paintings well.Several other major attractions are close by making this a must see place..

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Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

At this site there are many engravings from bushmen. Some dating back to more than 3500 years. From a cultural aspect a place worth visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is home to some of the most well preserved rock paintings that I have ever seen, and quite a large number of them as well. It is well worth the trip to be able to learn about the people who lived and migrated through the region, as well as see the living history. Staying at the Twyfelfontein Country Lodge... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the same area of the Organ Pipes, this is a unique place to visit and view the art carvings done by ancient hunter / gatherers. It takes about 60 minutes to see all the rocks through the guided tour. There is the main lodge in which you start the tour. It's rugged and may be difficult to walk.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a slow up hill walk without shade past the ruined farm house of the guy who found the art. The last part of the path is rock strewn and not for wheelchair access. Take care. The art is on several fallen section of an overhang once used for shelter. It is exposed to all weathers and is showing... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

unmissable , one of the best days of my life , but please do take water and a big hat -its very hot !

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This unique World Heritage rock art site is a must see if visiting the region. It is quite remote and not well signposted so having a local guide is a good option. The mountainous landscape is very picturesque and there are thousands of wonderful engravings of African animals on the large rocks. A curio shop, cafe and facilities are established... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Many very good ancient rock engravings and our guide was superb explaining many details. It was hot so cover well or use sun cream. Take water with you and most important please stay on the path not to destroy these engravings. Unfortunately there was a group of Chinese and a group of French speaking people who claimed all over and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lots of very interesting rock paintings/ carvings. A piece of human history well preserved for generations. We found it easy to walk and climb various stairs. It might be a problem for older people. Also worth remembering is that there is absolutely no shade at the site so a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water is essential.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our guide was Sharmaine and she was very informative. She was very patient and her English was excellent. It was very hot to do this around lunch time. It was very interesting to find out the history. There was tourist gifts and written information within the centre.

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