1Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, Gauteng
On a hilltop overlooking the capital, this monument was built to commemorate the Great Trek of 1835. The Hall of Heroes commemorates the Battle of Blood River.
2Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town, Western Cape
This granite monument designed by Francis Masey and Sir Herbert Baker high on the slopes of Devil’s Peak has a likeness of mining magnate and British imperialist Cecil John Rhodes.
3Huguenot Monument, Franschhoek, Western Cape
Built in 1948 to celebrate the contribution of the French Huguenots who began arriving in South Africa in 1688.
4Mahatma Gandhi Statue, Pietermartizburg, KwaZulu-Natal
Opposite the old colonial buildings in Church St, stands this image of a defiant Gandhi, who spent 20 years in South Africa fighting racial injustice.
5Paul Kruger Statue, Church Square, Pretoria, Gauteng
This statue of this Boer leader who played a pivotal role in the country’s history at the end of the 19th century is the work of another South African, sculptor Anton van Wouw.
6Battle of Blood River Monument, near Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal
This seminal clash in the history of Voortrekker and Zulu is commemorated with 2 interpretations on either side of the Ncome (Buffalo) River.
7Taal Monument, Paarl, Western Cape
This monument to the Afrikaans language towers above a hill overlooking the town.
81820 Settlers National Monument
The Monument was built to commemorate the contributions made by English-speaking Settlers to South Africa.
9Dick King Statue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
In 1842 the teenaged Dick King rode 600 miles in 10 days, to get reinforcements from the Cape after the Voortrekker’s besieged Durban.
10Nobel Square, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
Have yourself photographed with South Africa’s four Nobel Peace Laureates: Albert Luthuli, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former State President F.W. de Klerk (awarded 1993) and former President Nelson Mandela.