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The Huguenot Memorial Monument

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Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Franschhoek, South Africa
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"lovely garden setting"
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"local museum"
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"early settlers"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"french history"
in 4 reviews
"huguenot street"
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"south african history"
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"top end"
in 3 reviews
"gardens surrounding"
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"historical background"
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"original settlers"
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"quick visit"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 4 reviews
"from france"
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"on display"
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"wine tasting"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I couldn't find anything of particular interest here. It's the type of place you visit if you have time to kill.

Thank Albert_in_Qatar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The main street of Franschoek deserves at least one hour stroll. What has attracted my attention during the last visit were the unusual sculptures

Thank Zeituni
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and impressive monument which is well maintained. It it obviously a local treasure, with huge significance to the area. Free but quite busy the day i went.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monument looks nice but I could see it only from the distance since they charge money for entrance which is a bit extraordinary for such monuments. I wish they will change their policy soon so that people can have a proper visit.

Thank Yair K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at the bottom end of town (very lovely), this Monument is situated at the top end of town, so for some exercise after a day at several wineries I walked from one end of town to the other and took in the sites....More

Thank ZaraIam
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

No need to pay to get in the park and to get closer, you can see the monument from the road and it is quite good enough

Thank Fundiwandege
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The memorial is set in a lovely park setting at one end of the Franschhoek main street. Well worth the walk to relax in the gardens.

Thank johhew
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Franschhoek means "French Corner" in Dutch/ Afrikaans, so this memorial reminds us of the 16th century religious intolerance that drove French Protestants out of their mother country and around the world. Nicely explained and presented, it is a small oasis of calm at one end...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Imposing and look at the mountains behind. Actually the front gate was padlocked, so I think you need to pay and pass through the museum next door to get up close.

Thank f2s
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The memorial monument and its gardens are kept clean and immaculate and are a fitting memorial to the Huguenot refugees who made such an impact on this area. Adjacent is the museum to Huguenot influence in South Africa. A splendid setting surrounded by grand mountain...More

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