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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 1 week ago

If you want to learn more about history then this is one of the places you have to visit!!! Steps make it also great for kids to entertain and exhaust themselves. Beautiful views and a lovely restaurant to enjoy something sweet to eat.

Thank Jo-Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We accidentally went to the Rhodes memorial and we were amazed at the gorgeous views we had of Cape Town. The monument itself is kept in good condition except for one thing: Cecil John Rhodes's nose has been cut off and this has not been...More

1  Thank Ilze d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monument is impressive and worth the drive from the city. However the coffee shop is the real treat with good food and great views. The walking paths are also worth trying. I never tire of going there.

Thank Robert100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A historical landmark, the Rhodes Memorial commemorates Cecil Rhodes with Doric columns and stairs in Classical Greek style of architecture. An interesting edifice for those architecturally inclined, the area is also a great place for joggers, runners and bikers. One of the highlights is the...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 27 May 2018

After a meeting in Cape Town I again visited this large historical monument with views of Cape Town and the Cape Flats, stretching for miles. The mining prowess of this developer led to Rhodes Scholarships - so what a pity that students from a local...More

Thank ernstuken
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Rhodes Memorial is situated on the slopes of Devil's Peak Cape Town. The memorial is in a stunning location with awesome views over the suburbs and plains. It is quite grandiose, just so so sad for the vandalism on Cecil's face. We did not visit...More

Thank Ronel V
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Drove to the monument on 19th February 2018. Whilst the structure was Impressive it was sad to see traces of recent vandalism, a shame on those who attempt to change history Whilst Rhodes was not perfect he brought prosperity to many in South Africa. The...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Not a popular figure in present day South Africa and monument has been damaged but it does form part of South African history and is an impressive monument

Thank pamnig
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Ideal place to go for a picknick, enjoy the views, smell the trees, and visit the restaurant. Take your camera with, you will need a wide angle lens to really capture the view.

1  Thank DrGoodTravel
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The key thing about Rhodes Memorial is its siting, perched on the mountainside with views that stretch for miles across the Cape Town. Built of stone, in.classical Greek style, the building is, as its name suggests, a memorial to the South African colonialist, Cecil John...More

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