Cecil Rhode's Burial Place, Matobo National Park - The Matopos

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The final resting place of one of the "architects of apartheid," Cecil Rhode's Burial Place sits on a hilltop chosen and named the "world's view" by Rhodes himself. During the past few years, the grave has been a subject of controversy, just as the man himself was at the time of his death. Bring along a guide to learn more about the British imperialist who came to Africa to improve his health, became the head of the world's largest diamond company, and had a country named after him. The site features several simple stone graves covered with brass plates and a small memorial that features some intriguing reliefs. PutCecil Rhode's Burial Place into our Matobo National Park - The Matopos trip itinerary maker website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I think poor old Cecil must be turning in his grave to hear that they charge people 7 USD for a short walk up the hill simply for the view of where he is buried. They also give you a very bad... 
    I think poor old Cecil must be turning in his grave to hear that they charge people 7 USD for a short walk up the hill simply for the view of where he is buried. They also give you a very bad...  more »
  • This is the big draw in the Matopos, but once you have been there isn't much more to do. The site has plenty of colorful lizards though. 
    This is the big draw in the Matopos, but once you have been there isn't much more to do. The site has plenty of colorful lizards though.  more »

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