Taal Monument

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Gabbema Doordrift Road
Western Cape 
South Africa
021 863 4809

Taal Monument

Yes, the spires on Paarl Mountain have inspired the odd irreverent joke, but the people that erected it in 1975 take this monument quite seriously, according to the ‘Dit is ons erns’ (‘this is what is seriously important to us’) plaque at its foot. Designed by architect Jan van Wijk, the three tapered pillars actually represent the roots of the Afrikaans language that lie in Africa, Europe and Asia. Aforementioned is just one of the interesting factoids you’ll be treated to during the free guided tour.

Open Dec-March 8am-8pm daily; Apr-Nov 8am-4.30pm daily.

Admission R12 adults; R5 students; R2 kids.

No credit cards are accepted.

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