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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 4 weeks ago

A magnificent edifice with magnificent views, a memorial to a man who was controversial even in his own life time. The vandalism is shameful, the man is long dead so destroying ones own history and damaging tourist sites is pretty stupid. There is a good...More

Thank TeganThomas
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The weather was freezing but we went up to Rhodes memorial tea room and received a lovely warm welcome. We were seated at a cosy table next to the fire - it was so nice. We were served complimentary tastings of excellent hot Gluwein that...More

Thank debsTelAviv
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very lonely monument dedicated to an Imperialist, Great Business Man and British Colonists. Some like him, some loved him and lots hated him till today. But history cannot be changed, we can only hope people learn from it. What he brings to us in Southern...More

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was our second trip to the monument. It was just as inspiring as the first time. The views are spectacular right across to the Helderberg and the Stellenbosch Mountains. There were several wedding parties taking photos there, as well as two models. The photos...More

Thank jeantaylor2018
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

A popular place for weddings and singers and tourists. Many people all over the place posing. Need to have some litter pickup. Too much rubbish all over the place. Great views and feeling of space and grandeur.

1  Thank KarooChick
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A beautiful monument with lovely views of Cape Town. Well worth a visit although you don't need very long there. Lots of free parking available with a lovely drive up to the parking area from the main road. There is no entrance fee. Lovely outdoor...More

1  Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This architectural monument supplies one with panoramic views. Very satisfying. The best is to explore all the paths behind the monument on foot or bicycle. The historic tea garden offers superb refreshments and seating with a view. Take a warm jacket since the majority of...More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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.

1  Thank Jo-Ann B
Reviewed 2 July 2018

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

2  Thank Ilzed82
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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.

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Rida B
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