The Campanile is a bell tower built to mark the harbor for the 1820 English settlers who arrived in Port Elizabeth. Climb the steps or take the elevator to the top for lovely views, stopping at each floor and admiring the newly renovated tower.
The Campanile is situated in close proximity to Port Elizabeth’s harbour and this bell tower was erected to commemorate the arrival of the British Settlers in 1820. There are 204 steps leading to the top and this Italian-style tower is home to the largest carillon of bells in South Africa. It was…
“Local microbrewery with a lot of tables and great food selection. This place can turn into a full blown party from Thursdays until Sundays.”
“If this stone fort could talk it would take you back to 1799 when British Forces stood their ground to prevent the possible landing of French troops. To this day no retributive shot has ever been fired from Fort Frederick. Great views of the harbour.”
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“A must see when in Eastern Cape. Full of history and beautiful views! Climb up to the top of the lighthouseto see how it was done 100’s of years ago. Beautifully preserved. ”