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The Huguenot Memorial Monument

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"
in 2 reviews
"early settlers"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"french history"
in 4 reviews
"huguenot street"
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"south african history"
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"gardens surrounding"
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"historical background"
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"original settlers"
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"quick visit"
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"small museum"
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"from france"
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"on display"
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"wine tasting"
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"persecution"
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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

Thank Kirkcaldylad
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

After visiting the Huguenot Museum, we walked outside to see the Memorial Monument, set with the mountains as a backdrop. Just stunning toes.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

My family and I spent two nights in Franschoek during our recent holiday to South Africa. You can find this monument at the end of the town. Set against the mountains in the background, this is worth spending 15-30 minutes to explore in order to...More

Thank WYEVALLEY
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth seeing and beautifully photogenic. Has to be seen alongside the museum adjacent to it. Leave yourself an hour or so for both.

Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This tall monument visually terminates the view at the end of Huguenot street. The main entrance is from the side - opposite the museum. The monument was built in 1948 to a design which could been created 100 years earlier. Perhaps the central figure of...More

Thank Vincent D
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was so peaceful walking through the gardens of the memorial. Really worth a visit. The view of the mountain behind the monument is beautiful.

Thank lolangi
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

An excellent presentation of the history of the valley with masses of absorbing literature / information in many languages. The annex on the opposite side of the road should not be missed, all part of the initial entrance fee and all staff were most helpful

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The R20 entrance fee keeps the gardens well-maintained, so it's worth the price. Pretty to look at and some nice photo opportunities. If you plan well, you can stay for a picnic, but we didn't.

Thank Brent B
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

perfect point, perfect set-up… between end of the city and before the mountain… represents the meaning of the region...

Thank Saffary
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