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About Cape Town
Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa, with over three million inhabitants and is considered to be the city with the best quality of life in the whole African continent.
Although it is believed that the area now occupied by Cape Town could have been inhabited for more than 10,000 years ago, there is very clear evidence that the city began to form in the fifteenth century with the arrival of Vasco de Gama. Cape Town has been influenced by numerous cultures throughout its history, particularly by the British and the Dutch.
In 1948 the city suffered the consequences of apartheid law, separating the neighbourhoods of black and white people and introducing one of the darkest episodes in the city’s history. In 1990 Cape Town was the scene of one of the most symbolic anti-apartheid acts, when Nelson Mandela was released and made one of his most famous speeches from the City Hall.
Cape Town is an interesting city for its history and its spectacular natural environments. Here we review some of the most admired places and activities.
The mountain, located near Cape Town, known as Table Mountain because of its completely flat top, is one of the main attractions of the city and is considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It’s a must-visit, accessible by hiking, climbing or by cable car.
This island, of great natural beauty, near Cape Town was a major prison and kept isolated from the rest of the city. Today it has become one of the major tourist destinations.
Kirstenbosch is one of the leading South African National Botanical Gardens. In this great natural park of 528 hectares you can see hundreds of different plants. The park has 470 hectares of gardens growing completely naturally and 58 hectares under cultivation.
Museum Heart of Cape Town
You have a great opportunity to discover what happened over the centuries in Cape Town, a convenient way to learn the history of the city.
South African Jewish Museum
Another museum of interest in Cape Town is the South African Jewish Museum, showing the influence left by Jews in the city.
Boulders Beach is a beautiful beach with a special attraction; the frequent presence of a species of African Penguins (formerly known as Donkey Penguins.) It is a lovely and fascinating place.
This large local products market is one of the most interesting places in the city, thanks to its environment. It’s a great way to discover the essential character of Cape Town.
Diving with Sharks
The coasts of South Africa are one of the places with the largest presence of great white sharks. You can get a unique experience with several Cape Town companies, to immerse yourself in an underwater cage in areas where sharks prevail!.
Cape Town is one of the best restaurant cities in Africa and you can find cuisine from almost the entire continent. Among the most notable dishes are those made with crocodile or ostrich meat! There are other less exotic but high quality dishes, in particular a wide variety of seafood. Also not to be missed is the outstanding presence of one of the best South African delicacies, its wine!
Cape Town is a unique destination, a city with an identity that is clearly different from other major cities in the world.
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Featured Hotels in Cape Town
Cnr De Villiers & Constitution Streets, 7925 - Cape Town
Best Western Cape Suites Hotel offers comfortable rooms, a shuttle service to major surrounding areas as well as an outdoor pool and restaurant facility.
15 Michigan Street, Airport Industria, 7490 - Cape Town
Hotel Verde is a modern hotel near the University of Western Cape that has complete and attractive facilities, rooms of great comfort and all the necessary services to provide for an excellent stay.
1 Wale Street corner St Georges Mall, 8001 - Cape Town
Taj Cape Town is a luxury hotel in the heart of Cape Town within walking distance of most attractions. The rooms are tastefully decorated and feature lots of amenities.
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