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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

A majestic monument with beautiful surroundings and fabulous views. I walked around the moment and was amazed at the beautiful indigenous plants . It is very peaceful and lots of benches to sit and look at the view and just contemplate . Worth a visit

Thank Sportsbunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Besides the fact that the language monument is a place where you can get more information about the Afrikaans language, it is also a very beautiful place. It has a convenient coffee shop and you can also choose to have a picnic with your family.

Thank nokuzukam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat there very often and always enjoy personal service with a smile. From the gate keeper to all staff we are made to feel very welcome. At times it gets crowded and really tests the staff, but with a little understanding and common sense...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The upkeep of this museum is really bad. Most of the buttons did not work at all. If you pay full price to enter, you expect to get what you pay for. Was not worth taking the time to visit. We will not visit it...More

Thank TanyaGroen
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love learning about the Afrikaans language. It's such a blend of history and culture. This place is located on a beautiful mount which offers fabulous views towards Paarl and Stellenbosch. I did a quick visit at the end of a business day. It was...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Monument for a language,kept in beautiful condition,really appreciate the venue and what has been dose here.

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The "monument" make an effort to offer interesting events - the last Saturday of each month a cannon is brought to the monument. The short event starts with a very informative talk and then a demonstration; the cannon is then fired! we brought a picnic...More

Thank Paljas1976
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This entire place is kept immaculately! I think if a leaf blew on the sidewalk, you would have 10 staff members dashing to pick it up. It is seldom that one sees a building and grounds kept in such pristine condition. This building is loved,...More

Thank RonaCCB
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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

Thank 8joan
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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

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