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“Very interesting”

Vasco Da Gama Statue
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very interesting attraction. Unfortunately it is not being kept clean around the monument. Broken bear bottles abound.

Thank Hendrik B
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It was nice to see the monument but also sad to see that people do not care much about such landmarks. Broken beer bottles where every where and pallet gun shots againts the monument. Just wish our monuments in South-Africa could be taking better care off.

1  Thank Janet P
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

In 1497, Vasco Da Gama anchored at the current St Helena Bay and planted the first Christian cross in the Southern Hemisphere. It is humbling to visit this spot. Sadly, it is not kept clean and neat, and the statue has been defaced and vandalised. There are broken beer bottles all over, which indicates the possibility that it has only become a local drinking spot.

Thank Bennie v
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

A replica monument commemmorating Da Gama's landing in 1497.

Best visited in spring flower season (late July - mid-September) when the veld bursts with myriad colours of indigenous blooms.

Thank Lucille B
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is just a plain monument commemorating Vasco de Gama's arrival here. Worth turning 100 metres off the road if you are interested.

Thank Susamsok
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