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The Huguenot Memorial Monument

Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

This monument is overlooking the town almost in a protective way. Majestic with a deep sense of pride. I suggest you go to the museum first to get the historical background to the area.

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This monument is right across the way from the museum and it's worth the walk. It's dramatic and beautifully sited.

Thank NewMexicoSilverqueen
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The monument is worth a visit to learn about the history of the region. The entrance fee is nominal.

Thank CathyGri
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice to walk around on a sunny day. I suggest go to Huguenot museum first and then walk to Monument. Will be more meaningful.

Thank dee l
Reviewed 20 November 2016

For 10 rand entry its a snip! Displays are well laid out in English, French and Afrikaans of the origins of the Dutch settlement in the Cape. Of course all about the Huegonots, their persecution, hence some farmers were receptive to resettlement. And how talented...More

Thank stutch2014
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty monument located at the end of the Huguenot street where almost nothing is left. Worth seeing it for the views and juxtaposition against the mountains. Did not pay to enter, nice from afar.

Thank Littleleez
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Situated on the outskirts of Franschoek, this well maintained monument and museum is worth a visit by descedents of the Huguenot refugees as well as French tourists. The cafeteria serve a variety of drinks and eats. Do not expect fast service for a quick visit...More

Thank Vernon V
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A friend and I made our way to the wine valley of Franschhoek for lunch, about a 50-minute drive from Cape Town. As part of our time there we stopped at the Huguenot Memorial Monument where I was pleasantly surprised to learn about it. To...More

Thank journeyready
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good series of exhibits,photos and memorabilia but sadly almost totally in Afrikaan so not able to appreciate it that much. The monument is illuminated at night and looks spectacular

Thank John P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I took my mother to visit the memorial and were amazed at how well maintained the structure is.

Thank DougCapeTown
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