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Afrikaans Language Monument

Gabbema Doordrift Street | Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0543
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Gabbema Doordrift Street | Paarl, Paarl 7646, South Africa
+27 21 863 0543
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great outing for anyone. Lots of history, wheel-chair access, enough parking, friendly staff, etc. Well maintained and tidy.

Thank 8joan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely views & interesting monument. Enjoyed the walk around as well, & you can spend time reading some of the poems on boards placed in some of the areas. There is also a nice little coffee shop in the front with great views, didn't have...More

1  Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is interesting for those who want to know the origins of Afrikaans, a language first written in Arabic. But it is also great - if you can find the site, not entirely clearly signposted - because it is high on a mountain and the...More

Thank D8533FQmichellel
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a place to visit when in Paarl. They have lots of consents here where you sit on the lawn and enjoy the evening.

1  Thank yolandegeel
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Well maintained. Fantastic views and the best melktert, carrot cake and cheese cake. Very informative and nice surroundings.

1  Thank fjv2015
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot to spend an afternoon. Nice cafe. Try the melk tart and beskuit. Want to come back for some star gazing.

1  Thank Hilton M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Enjoyed the history and melktert at the restaurant. Its a pity that afrikaans history is frowned upon and swept under the rug

1  Thank Monique L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting monument and history. One of the only museums for a language in the world that I am aware of. Great views 360 degrees of the Boland wine growing area. Pack a picnic basket and sit down under one of the trees in the big...More

1  Thank Travelwim
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a picknick basket under the full moon. Allthough the wind was strong the ambiance was unsurpassed. What a lovely idea during the summer months.

1  Thank Kobus B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I think we chose the Hottest day of the year to go to this Attraction...Man we were exhausted from heat but the kids enjoyed cooling off in the little fountain...well, they didn't dip in just splashed some water onto each other to keep cool. Highly...More

1  Thank Lucille S
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