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“Rush Around Robben”

published 25/02/2013

ProInformative tour about the history of the island a...

ConsI felt a bit rushed at times, expensive

Robben Island is probably one of the 'must-see' attractions in Cape Town. It is known to most people as a prison for political prisoners where Nelson Mandela was once held, but it has much more than that in its history. It is no longer a prison but is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The island...

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Excellent

ProVery educational

ConsNot much food available, some guides not understan...

Robben Island. The former home of Nelson Mandella, it has now been made in to a museum. This is a prison on an island, where some of the most dangerous criminals were held. The island is located just off Cape Town. To access the island, all you have to do is get on one of the boats owned by the...

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“Hummanities Sacred Shrine”

published 29/03/2001

Prounique view into Nelson Mandela's prison life

Constrips may be cancelled due to bad weather

Robben Island is known the world over as a place of banishment, exile and imprisonment, for nearly 400 years colonial and apartheid rulers banished those they regarded as political troublemakers, social outcasts and the unwanted of society to this rocky outcrop in Table Bay. During the apartheid...

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ProAn important place in South African history

ConsNot a place that evokes happy memories

Robben island Museum Robben Island which is just a short boat ride from the mainland in Cape Town is most famous for being the place where Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners were held captive for many years during the Apartheid regime in South Africa. Today it is no longer a prison but...

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“Robben Island”

published 07/03/2003

ProA trip well worth experiencing

Consnone

During my first visit to South Africa a year earlier I was offered the chance to visit Robben Island but I felt that it was something I wanted to experience with people that I knew as I was certain that it was going to be a daunting event. The prison was set up to hold Islamic holy men, political...

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“Really Amazing”

published 05/05/2009

ProA great all round experience

ConsIf there was one there is no break period, no plac...

Such a great place to visit. Such irony that a place linked with so much that is wrong with humanity can be so beautifull and be the birthing place of such a great movement. To be taken round on the tour with one of the origional prisoners who was in the prison with Mandela and everybody when...

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Product Information : Robben Island (South Africa)

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Listed on Ciao since: 29/03/2001