This is the mother church of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa. There has been a church on this site since 1704. The architecture is Read more [...]
Located at the entrance of the Groote Kerk, see the memorial that marks the spot where slaves would wait under a ‘slave tree’ while their owners attended church. In the square is a statue of parliamentarian Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr, who attempted to have Dutch recognised as a language equal to English in the 1910 constitution and a monument commemorating slavery.