Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives.
Castle of Good Hope the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replanishment station art the Cape of Good Hope for the Dutch East India Company, better known as the VOC (Verenigde Oos-Indische Compagnie).
Company Gardens in Cape Town - The garden was originally created in the 1650s by the region's first European settlers and provided fertile ground to grow fresh produce to replenish ships rounding the Cape.
he Castle of Good Hope was first called the "Fort de Goede Hoop". It was built in Cape Town by Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch merchant sent by the Dutch East-India Trading Company in 1652 to set up a stop-over where traders could stop to stock up on fresh vegetables and meat en route from Europe to Asia.