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Rhodes Memorial

3 Off the M, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 689 9151
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This massive granite staircase memorializes diamond mogul and British imperialist Cecil Rhodes.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Off the M, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 21 689 9151
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Over looking the view when you look out is just breath taking. The restrant up here is mostly busy and only can be mostly enjoyed on a sunny day and an non windy day.

Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing so special unless you are a big fan of huge old memorial but after all its just a reminder of slivery to poor and nice people of cape town

Thank Abdullah S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We enjoyed our visit and loved walking up and down the huge steps at the memorial. The panoramic views of Cape Town is beautiful and a must see.There is also a reasonably priced restaurant to have a meal or cake and tea.

Thank isabellanicole2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A delightful place for a sumptuous breakfast on a crystal clear 'winters day' in Cape Town. Hardly cold, we visited on a rather warm and sunny Sunday morning in August. Ate first then walked around the memorial for spectacular views of the greater Cape Town...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Situate on the banks of Table Mountle lies a Memorial to a great Man, onewho was revered but is now forgotten. The steps up to the statue are awesome and lead to a fantastic statue. From the top, one can see the whole of the...More

Thank 42markbriggs
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Spent the afternoon at Rhodes and had lunch at the café - Felt like Rocky at the top of the stairs awesome panoramic views of Cape Town

Thank liandi2016
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Well worth a visit - an important part of our history, not to mention great views from there. Accessible any time

Thank kshears
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It's a lovely monument to a conflicted icon of educational endowment. He was generous with his money, but supported apartheid in his time. We visited shortly after students staged protests over steep university fee hikes; during the protests, the statue of Rhodes was vandalized, and...More

Thank traveling_photo
Reviewed 3 July 2016

What a pleasure to have a seat looking out over the city on a sunny winter's day in Cape Town. A great place also from which to take a long or short walk on the mountain, and to enjoy the fine cuisine with a view...More

Thank travelcape
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Another vantage point from the top by the Memorial and there's a nice little restaurant for a coffee or snacks. Haven't been lately as there are far too many steps to climb nowadays.

Thank MiloDexter
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