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Visit this while you're at the museum

This monument is right across the way from the museum and it's worth the walk. It's dramatic and beautifully sited.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This monument is right across the way from the museum and it's worth the walk. It's dramatic and beautifully sited.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The monument is worth a visit to learn about the history of the region. The entrance fee is nominal.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to walk around on a sunny day. I suggest go to Huguenot museum first and then walk to Monument. Will be more meaningful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For 10 rand entry its a snip! Displays are well laid out in English, French and Afrikaans of the origins of the Dutch settlement in the Cape. Of course all about the Huegonots, their persecution, hence some farmers were receptive to resettlement. And how talented they were....bringing their knowledge and grape to the southern hemisphere.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty monument located at the end of the Huguenot street where almost nothing is left. Worth seeing it for the views and juxtaposition against the mountains. Did not pay to enter, nice from afar.

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Alberton, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on the outskirts of Franschoek, this well maintained monument and museum is worth a visit by descedents of the Huguenot refugees as well as French tourists. The cafeteria serve a variety of drinks and eats. Do not expect fast service for a quick visit or for a group. Individual visitors are well catered for however.

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Philadelphia, US
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I made our way to the wine valley of Franschhoek for lunch, about a 50-minute drive from Cape Town. As part of our time there we stopped at the Huguenot Memorial Monument where I was pleasantly surprised to learn about it. To some the monument may appear out of place as it is about the French and... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good series of exhibits,photos and memorabilia but sadly almost totally in Afrikaan so not able to appreciate it that much. The monument is illuminated at night and looks spectacular

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I took my mother to visit the memorial and were amazed at how well maintained the structure is.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Ten rand each just to look at a monument! It is pretty, but not worth that amount of money. Then you pay again to enter the museum which is not well-cared for at all as it is dusty and old-fashioned. Ag nee wat!

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