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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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  • Just a short drive from Windhoek this is worth visiting if you have nothing else to do since it really is not that educational if you are not born and bread in Namibia, it is interesting though and...  more »
  • The area was desolant. We were the only ones there. You pay to enter and walk the monument. The area is fenced with guards on the grounds. The area is not maintained. The marbel is chipped and broken....  more »
  • 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.....  more »

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