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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 1 week ago

Spent a few hours walking around the site, great view over the valley, great location for a picnic. Visitor cent or give a little history. Cafe on site with great milk tart. worth a couple of hours

Thank Fourcampre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi there Only to be there is enough in itself to bring out all the winds of change . This is a place to stimulate your mind , body and soul ...

Thank 879shaney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh air, good view of the valley with a sense of purity signify the dedication to the Afrikaans. The natural, quiet surroundings contributes to piece. A good place to get your head clean.

1  Thank 327lindies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being Afrikaans, I enjoyed learning a bit more about its origins. We were pressed for time, so didn't spend as much time as we would like.

Thank Cornel d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting monument dedicated to the many languages in South Africa. The views from the top of the hill are amazing, the gardens are beautiful with many indigenous flowers.

Thank KrigGB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How to translate a language into a monument ? The reinforced sound of water inside the 58 m high pile of afrikaans represents the living language amids the other languages of South Africa. The garden round this monument is marvellous as is the view on...More

Thank ludo001
Reviewed 23 October 2017

very enjoying place to visit kids had a lot of questions to ask and loved every moment friendly staff

Thank este_erasmus
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Learn about the different languages and people that make up the Afrikaans language.The monument is easy to understand and guide leaflets are available at the information office. The museum in town is also worth a visit and interesting for kids.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoy nature and the beautiful view at the Afrikaans Language Monument. Walk along the footpaths and explore. Eat at the Volksmond restaurant.

Thank Lize S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Paarl is the third oldest European settlement in South Africa (after Cape Town and Stellenbosch). Paarl also has the third oldest NG Kerk (Dutch Reformed Church) in South Africa, known as the Strooidakkerk (Thatched Roof Church) situated in Main Street and also worth a visit....More

1  Thank Frik B
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