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Magnificent, not so haunted, house

I loved my visit to this house as it is something like I have never seen before. I went on a... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
478valeneg
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Durban, South Africa
Well preserved house

If you like to see and hear old stories then this is the house, it takes you back into time. But... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Moratuwa M
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Edenvale, South Africa
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1 Aug 2018
“Magnificent, not so haunted, house”
18 Dec 2017
“Worth it!”
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This grand museum is the former home of a wealthy miner and still contains many examples of period furniture, paintings and glassware.
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Pilgrim's Rest, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

I loved my visit to this house as it is something like I have never seen before. I went on a Ghosties tour and loved the stories behind every room and the previous occupants. PS - no ghost sightings for me.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Interesting history! Would probably have enjoyed it more without my 3 year old wanting to play with the miniature tea sets.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking and amazing quaint manor. If stories of yore is your thing then you would absolutely love this. Tours are R40 pp for adults and kids are R10 pp of which you can purchase at the office.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you like to see and hear old stories then this is the house, it takes you back into time. But Pilgrims town is deteriorating, many houses closed and lots of vendors. its becoming a ghost town.But passing by was a nice experience

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Moratuwa M
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to see a house preserved in the old way - when prospectors were busy panning for gold over a hundred years ago. One of various interesting spots to see in the town, all included on the museum ticket you can buy at the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Alanglade House very much ......it's absolutely stunning and we would recommend this if you're lucky enough to be staying in Pilgrim's Rest. Our tour guide, Cherrie, was soooooo knowledgeable and fun.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

This tour is a must for all visitors... My breath was totally taken away by this alanglade mansion. And the tour gide is amazing as well... 10 out of 10 best place ever !!!!

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

It was amazing to see all the old stuff in the house It was left as if the people just moved out. From the pots and pans to the clothes and beautiful rooms full of the old furniture.

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our (very cheap - ZAR20pp) tour of the house. The guide was enthusiastic and informative and the house is very well done. The gardens and the surrounds however need a lot of attention - the few employees on site appeared to be...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

This is a big no. It changed into a cultural village where all one can buy is more African "art". You park your car, and upon return, it was washed without you requesting so, just to make a quick buck. If you then try to...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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