Top things to do in Capetown

Top things to do in Capetown

Top things to do in Capetown

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful and best preserved places on earth. With its beautiful beaches, mountains and stunning natural reserves, it appeals to tourists of all ages. It offers plenty of space for children to roam outdoors, encounter wildlife. Cape Town has come to be known as a popular travel destination and if you are someone who enjoys natural beauty along with cultural diversity, you will definitely love this city! The city is also known for the thrilling adventure sports right from Scuba diving to Kitesurfing. It is also known for its history by being in the center of action during the Apartheid and Architecture.

V & A Waterfront:

Located near the Gateway to Robben Island and Table Bay, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront has a lot to see and do, making it a very popular destination amongst the tourists. It also has a number of different attractions and boat rides as well. You can nibble on some good food at the various restaurants and bars or visit an aquarium nearby.

Cape Town International Convention Centre:

This is a modern conference and convention centre which has been regarded as one of the best of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Located in the hub of the city’s entertainment and business district, the Cape Town International Convention Centre is known for hosting a number of concerts, stage shows and events.

Mariner’s Wharf:

Mariner's Wharf is Africa's first harbor front emporium and many maritime artefacts have been worked into its décor. The harbor comprises of small functional vessels and presents Cape Town’s freshest catch of the day. The wharf is very popular for walks, water sports, fine white sand and a conveniently accessible beach. It also provides tourists with plenty options for enjoying fresh and sumptuous seafood and shopping for marine antiques.

Rhodes Memorial:

Located on the northern flank of the Table Mountain, the Rhodes Memorial was built in the memory of Cecil John Rhodes who contributed greatly to the formation of the sub-continent. There is also a restaurant in the name of Cecil John Rhodes by the name Rhodes Memorial Restaurant that you can grab a quick bite from.

Castle of Good Hope:

The Castle of Good Hope is one of the oldest colonial buildings in the country. Built by the Dutch East India Company, the building was used as a fort of defense. Today, the castle houses a military and Iziko Museum, making it a great place to explore the Cape Town of the 17th and the 18th century. NOTE: Visit early morning for a peaceful and less-crowded stroll.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden:

The Botanical Gardens, established in 1913, lies in an area that spreads across 528 hectares and contains different fynbos greenery and forests. Likewise, the Peninsula Garden, which contains a portion of the 2,500 plant species, can also be found on the Cape Peninsula. Kirstenbosch NBG is the most beautiful garden in Africa and is definitely worth a visit while in Cape Town.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway:

This cableway provides you with the best view to see the city in one go. Built on 2 elevations, it is recommended that you try the higher elevation because of the spellbinding view it offers.

Boulders Beach

Deriving its name from the granite boulders here, Boulders Beach is one of most famous beaches in the world. Located away from the city center and a part of the marine protected area, this beach is very clean and is perfect for swimming. The beach is also famous because of the local tuxedoed penguins, also known as the jackass penguins locally. Boulders Beach is a must-visit if you want to spend some time away from the city.

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