The French Huguenot Monument

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You’ll find the Huguenot Monument at the end of Franschhoek’s main street, in a green park and set against a beautiful backdrop of mountains. The monument was designed by JC Jongens and completed in 1945, and commemorates the Huguenot immigrants who fled Catholic-ruled France in the late 1600s for South Africa. ‘Franschhoek’, incidentally, means ‘French corner’. The sculpture […]