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4 days ago
“Don't go alone”
18 Mar 2018
“Nice views”
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Belmont Terrace, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Port Elizabeth has some wonderful Victorian era buildings and many are near Fort Frederick. A vaguely interesting attraction, one can't help feeling a little uneasy but that's symptomatic of South Africa in general, even more so in the eastern cape. Enjoy the nice weather and...More

Thank kevT4232UK
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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Great views from inside the fort but interesting reading the previous review as this was the only place we felt uneasy in Port Elizabeth. There was no one around when the 3 of us parked up and walked around the fort but when we walked...More

Thank Selina_J_W
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

ford frederick a tourist attraction well know to port elizabeth however not save as it is in the hart of central tourist dont walk alone

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Set on a hill overlooking Port Elizabeth this Fort with its cannons and original buildings has been well maintained as part of the history of this area. Whilst it is not an "exciting" place to visit, our very informative guide relayed the functional history of...More

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

Fort Frederick is a fort overlooking the Port Elizabeth Harbour. The views are great. Apart from its historical context, the fort itself is not very exciting.

Thank Commited_Traveller
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

This fort which is part of the history of Port Elizabeth is situated on a hill overlooking the city and harbour. The fort is a good place to start a walk going towards Donkin reserve with the Georgian house and then down through the reserve...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

I always enjoy going to Fort Frederick. It plays an important part in the early history of the city although it's really a pity that there isn't more information available at the fort nor activities taking place. One of my favorite views in town.

Thank FireflyAfrica
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

If you in PE for the first time, or if you haven't had a chance to see this monument, this is a must. It's a piece of history that you can experience just by being there!

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Feel this is better described as a very small garrison rather than a fort (most houses in the area take up more space). There is no entry charge or staff present. Only one information board to provide historical context and then a quick wander to...More

Thank Emanpee
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Fort Frederick is one must see point on travel guides when you visit Port Elizabeth, but when you get there you don't have any information about place. You can enjoy views for the city, are beautiful, but why does it exist isn't there. There is...More

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