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Kloof Road (The Glen, Camps Bay)

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View looking south up Kloof Road View looking south up Kloof Road - Photo: Panoramio

Kloof Road is a steep descent from the six way intersection at Kloof Nek in a westerly direction towards Clifton. The road is exceptionally scenic and has the entire area of Lions Head and Signal Hill as part of the Table Mountain National Park to its right (east) with The Glen and the historical Roundhouse in the valley to the left (west). The Glen is a wonderfully tranquil, natural wooded area and a great place to go for a walk or a picnic. These were also the hunting grounds of Lord Charles Somerset back in the early 1800's. The road was first built in 1848. The surface is a little bumpy in places and the road loses 181m in altitude at the point where it joins Lower Kloof Road in Clifton.

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