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Heroes Acre, Windhoek

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Situated south of Windhoek, Heroes Acre is a war memorial dedicated to the national heroes of Namibia. Take the stairs to get close to the monument and enjoy panoramic views over the city as you pay your respects to those who died fighting for their country. Sense the history embedded in the tombstones of the fallen comrades during battles over the years, then reflect on the memorial with a drink at the nearby coffee shop. Add Heroes Acre and other attractions to your Windhoek trip itinerary using our Windhoek trip app .
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  • A beautiful memorial that is worth a visit because not far from the city centre is about ten kilometers or as many minutes by car. As there is not much to see in Windoeck, the trip is worth it for the historic side of the site. Access is easy. Large parking lot. It's hard to know where to stop at the entrance but a guard will remind you if ever. The cost for Europeans is 50 NAD which is reasonable. The monument is impressive and very clean and well maintained. An obelisk and a bronze statue of the unknown soldier recalls the war dead. This memorial was inaugurated in 2002. There are 174 graves on this site.
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  • What a magnificent monument! Clean, well kept. The Defence Force staff on hand were extremely helpful. The Namibians are indeed a proud and wonderful people. This shines through in their dealings with...  more »
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