Nobel Square

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Nobel Square information

Location
Cape Town , South Africa
Address
Dock Rd
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Here’s your chance to have your photo taken with Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Larger-than-life statues of both men, designed by Claudette Schreuders, stand beside those of South Africa’s two other Nobel Prize winners – Nkosi Albert Luthuli and FW de Klerk – in Waterfront square. Also here is the Peace and Democracy sculpture by Noria Mahasa, which symbolises the contribution of women and children to the struggle. It’s etched with pertinent quotes, translated into all the major languages of the country, by each of the great men.