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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 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Frik B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm sound sensitive and just being in the structure immediately gave me a feeling of total peace and tranquility. The gardens surrounding is also spectacular, even though a little walk.

Thank Els0fie
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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 to visit. It has a convenient coffee shop with excellent service and you can also choose to have...More

Thank Lizette S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The town of Paarl is the home of Afrikaans , Home to the first newspaper "Die Patriot ". Published in 1904 so it is fitting that the second Taal Monument is situated here. The original Taal monument sits outside a museum within the town. Paarl...More

Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 11 August 2017

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 8 August 2017 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 8 August 2017 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
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