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University of Cape Town

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Address: Private Bag | Rondebosch, Cape Town Central 7701, South Africa
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Worth a visit to see the uni of the cape

breathtaking views, odd looking students and green greenery all around! Have a walk through, enjoy the old girl.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Yajna G
Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

breathtaking views, odd looking students and green greenery all around! Have a walk through, enjoy the old girl.

Thank Yajna G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing! Organized and signilized streets I went there with a friend in order to have more information to make an application of some master course. We stayed there for 4 days. And it was amazing... we also went to the biggest aquarium.

Thank Angela a
Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

University of Cape Town one of the best Universities in Africa. beautiful views of the entire CT nice atmosphere

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Many of us former South African residents studied there. A great seat of education. Now, overtaken by radical elements it is currently a place to avoid. Hopefully the current problems will be sorted out. At the moment please avoid while the current issues are dealt with. Strongly not recommended.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have driven through the university campus a couple of times so I have had a chance to admire the architecture and the way it's built on the side of the hill. It's well worth a visit, and I regret not going back there and have a stroll around on foot. The area is also quite safe.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

You can fall in love for this place I have done my college 40yrs ago but when I saw the campus I felt like joining the place again an d going to the class room again it was nice to see green campus very little students going around the place ius clean and breath takingly panoramic. one must go round... More 

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I did my Undergraduate at UCT and I'm currently doing my Postgrad. I couldn't see myself going anywhere else but here. Did i say it was the best!?? 😊 Well it's because it is ranked number 1 university in Africa.

Thank Pamlvg001
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 954 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The University of Cape Town is a wonderful educational institute. The campus is also amazingly beautiful.

Thank Ibadanboy
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Spending a semester here 20 years ago, each year I run the 2Oceans Marathon that ends here. So parking at the top, I walked down through the estate and again up afterwards on a trip down memory lane. Some of the recent political events sees some of the old statues covered in plastic now which was rather odd after all... More 

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

The architecture of the buildings make it feel really nice and rustic with the bricks and the ivy creeping over in fall colors. Good views of the landscape and great free transportation by bus within the campus. I'm not a student but was glad to visit.

Thank Tamara V

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