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Naval Hill, Bloemfontein

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Featuring a pristine landscape and several historic monuments, Naval Hill offers scenic views and a game reserve that takes up most of the surrounding slopes. Home to two naval guns and a large carving depicting a white horse, the hill also features the world’s largest statue of Nelson Mandela. Designed by Kobus Hattingh, the statue is 8 m (26 ft) tall and faces a Methodist church in which the oldest liberation movement in African was founded in 1912. Plan trip to Bloemfontein with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Free entry. A bonus. Walkways around giving you views of the city. Game to be viewed along the route, as well as a few interesting bird species. A worthwhile place to visit while in Bloem. Next time.....  more »
  • A quick trip was taken up Naval Hill and the views from the the top were amazing including the Large Nelson Mandela Statue overlooking the city.  more »
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