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Anglo-Boer War Concentration Camp

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| Off the R701, Bethulie, South Africa
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A really humbling experience

I think its important for all South Africans to visit places like this to be reminded of what could... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FireflyAfrica
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Far back in history

When visiting Bethulie, one should make a definite attempt to see the "resurrected" terrain of the... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
PaulHWessels
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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| Off the R701, Bethulie, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think its important for all South Africans to visit places like this to be reminded of what could happen when things go horribly wrong. I have been to a few and every time has been a humbling experience. Pity there isn't more information available...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

When visiting Bethulie, one should make a definite attempt to see the "resurrected" terrain of the Bethulie Concentration Camp Cemetery. Most of the remains have been moved from the original cemetery when the Gariep Dam was completed. Só sad that the memorial erected by British...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

What a lovely little place. Shame that all that history is so hidden away. Keep up the good work. Had a insightful visit.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

After 4 800 - 5 000 women and children have been taken prisoner in the Consentration camp in Bethulie, nearly 1 714 died. This is a very humbling experience visiting this site. The cemetery was moved af ter the Gariep dam wall was buildt. Some...More

Thank NR1234562014
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