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History lovers!!

History lovers .... come visit Graaff-Reinet!! This town offers a variety of insightful... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
History lesson

Being a South African that was born in the apartheid era it was nice to see these type of memorials... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
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15 May 2018
8 Jan 2017
“History lovers!!”
Corner of Donkin and Somerset Streets, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

A memory to The Anglo-Boer War where lives were lost and it serves to remind us all of the futileness of any war.

Thank John R
Reviewed 9 January 2017

History lovers .... come visit Graaff-Reinet!! This town offers a variety of insightful information with regards to history.

Thank JessicaG6126
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Being a South African that was born in the apartheid era it was nice to see these type of memorials on real account. This is part of the/our SA history & the education system of south africa school history syllabus. Interesting informative as one only...More

Thank Ezzaat
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Was for me interesting since I am Dutch and know very little about de Boer War in South Africa and Graaff Reinet.

Thank Sue and Sjaak A
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I came across this memorial on my run through the town. Well maintained and informative. Probably no need to get out the car to read this one.

Thank Staci K
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Having visited this place during our heritage month in south africa. It was refreshing to understand how this memorial place came about. definitely a good place to visit with friendly and professional guided tours. This os but one other reason why Graaff Reinit is really...More

Thank Elisha D
Reviewed 5 October 2015

we could not find it...the map we had, showed us to specific part of town but we could not find it there...so where is it?

Thank BJandSC
Reviewed 26 September 2015

On the corner of Donkin and Somerset streets, is quite an impressive monument to the Boers from Graaff Reinet who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Anglo-Boer War. The tip of the erf facing the corner of these two streets has been fenced off and...More

2  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Everything is great. So many people died during this war and it should never be forgotten. War is a waste of human lives

Thank Koeksuster22
Reviewed 1 June 2012

How South Africans ever recovered from the attempt to wipe them out depicted historically in this museum is a miracle to have recovered to a country in the first world.

Thank William H
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