Riebeek Kasteel

The village of Riebeek Kasteel was established in about 1861, and was located at the foot of the mountain of the same name. The area was first visited in 1661 by a Dutch party who named the peak after their Commander, Jan van Riebeeck.

• By Franco Frescura

Last updated : 27-Apr-2018

This article was produced for South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011