The Eastern Cape Sights

Drostdy Arch

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  • Grahamstown
  • Building/Architectural Site

Published 05/09/2017

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When Grahamstown was a garrison town, the Drostdy Arch, erected in 1841, was the original entrance to the military parade ground. Now it is the gateway through which thousands of Rhodes students pass when leaving campus for town. There is a small crafts market "under the Arch" on weekdays 9–5 and Saturday 9–1.

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High St., Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6139, South Africa

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Published 05/09/2017


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