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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 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank 8joan
Reviewed 1 week 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
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