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

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 whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I wanted to come here for sentimental reasons, it does not disappoint. There are 3 other graves there & a monument to “The Brave” soldiers lost in a disastrous battle. You can see why C J Rhodes...  more »
  • If you are anywhere near Matopos, you must include this in your visit if you are able. You need to be fit to do the steep but relatively short walk up to the summit. The views are simply stunning...  more »
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