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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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“lion statues” (3 reviews)
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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 April 2016

Had a great afternoon experience tasty food,ambiance and service. great food in the open air. then stroll around the Memorial.

Thank suejoyce00
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Don't wait the end of the day to visit... go early morning and enjoy breakfast up there with the amazing views of the city

Thank Gigika
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The view from here is outstanding. Bring your camera ! And your binoculars. There is a bit of a walk to the memorial. And a lot of stairs! Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank desparatehousewife07
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Probably just about big enough for Rhodes' ego, this place has a faded look now. Views out across the Cape Flats are pretty spectacular. Recently, the large bust of Rhodes has had the nose hacked off with a saw. More to the point, there have...More

Thank c0nnysir
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Really windy but great views and a great monument. A shame it has been vandalized. Whatever your history is it is very childish to abuse the monuments.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Wonderful walking/cycling/running track to Rhodes Memorial. Did an early morning walk up from the car park to the memorial to see Rhodes without a nose and to see the sun rise over the peninsula

Thank AntwanZA
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Next door to the University of Cape Town with free entrance and parking. Hopefully it will survive the wave of anti-Rhodes protests as it is so monumental, but I understand that it is a reminder of the colonist view of life.

Thank Prof W
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Excellent vistas from the foot and top of the memorial. Brilliant photos of oneself on the steps. Behind the pillars is an excellent restaurant which serves the best scones and hot chocolate (made with real chocolates).

Thank NNSB
Reviewed 28 March 2016

If you have time on your hand, than a visit to this memorial is worth to go! situated upon a hill , overlooking cape towns university and the town itself , the drive up into the forest is easy, there are signs everywhere how to...More

Thank nonatop
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

For as far as the eye can see. Pitched on the North-Eastern slopes of Devil's Peak, the views from this memorial stretches for as far as the eye can see. Informative on Rhodes' history in South Africa. Beautiful life-size sculptures of lions.

Thank Merry W
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