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Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town: 56 reviews and 70 photos

  Kirstenbosch Gardens
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This is South Africa's oldest botanical gardens, dating from 1895 when Cecil Rhodes bought the eastern slopes of Table Mountains as part of a plan to preserve the land. On his death in 1902 he bequeathed the gardens to the nation.

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  • Written Jan 31, 2005
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“If you keep your face to the sunshine, you cannot see the shadows”

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