Cape Town

The Cape-Town is the capital of the State of South Africa and one of the largest and most important ports of the continent. It is the oldest city of Africa and so called "Mother City". Characterized by intense multi-culturalism and is reminiscent of a modern European city with distinctive architectural aesthetics, modern sky-scrapers, shopping malls and major roads.

At the same time is characterized by breathtaking natural beauty, spectacular biodiversity and has one of the oldest mountains in the world, table mountain, Table Mountain. Is a popular destination for migrants from across the continent, but also for a large number of tourists.

Sights

Bo-Kaap: The Malaysian neighborhood Bo-Kaap is the most colored piece of Cape Town with all the houses are painted in bright colors. The Muslim residents of the neighborhood have kept the manners, customs and traditions and wearing their typical costumes.

Cape of good hope is the southern most part of the African continent offering breathtaking views, picturesque beaches and landscapes while hosts over 250 kinds of birds. Here lies the castle of good hope is the oldest extant building in South Africa. It was built between 1666 and 1679 and is known as simply "the Castle" to locals. Inside the hosts military paraphernalia and exhibits works of art from the collection of William Fehr, and other objects that make the history of the Castle.

Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens: You can see beautiful plants and flowers from all parts of South Africa to an impressive Botanical Garden located in the mount Table. Outdoor concerts take place in the special space of the garden plot often enough while there are also many restaurants, gift shop and kindergarten in the area.

Museums 

Museum of Bo-Kaap is housed in a building of the 1760 and contains exhibits that will help you understand the lifestyle and culture of the Muslim community of this colored neighborhood.

The District Six Museum: District Six was an area that maintained the racial diversity for a long time despite the efforts of the Government to declare an area with white residents only. Eventually held eviction and destruction of buildings and the area remains uninhabited to this day. The Museum revives these events with numerous exhibits, representations and photographs of the neighborhood, as well as authentic testimonies of staff members who have experienced the events.

Transportation

In your journeys in Cape-Town-you can use public transportation which include two kinds of bus and train, but which does not compare with the European standards in terms of quality and reliability. In addition, a good choice is and taxis that are controlled by the Municipal Council of the city, using a taximeter and is quite safe.

Hotels

Cape-Town has a really huge number of hotels of great variety and you will surely find one that suits you. Choose accommodation in the center of the city to be close to major attractions or prefer a more economical choice in areas near the Center or on the quiet suburbs.

Enjoy

Visit Robben Island, the prison where he lived for 27 years Nelson Mandela, before becoming President of country. Climb Table Mountain by cable car and enjoy the stunning views of the city and of Robben Island, while don't forget to swim at beaches or try some water sports. Enjoy a dinner theatre show, which gives you the opportunity to watch a show and then get your dinner. Meet the marine life of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean City aquarium in the impressive Two Oceans Aquarium and make a unique helicopter ride over the city and the surrounding area of Akrotiri. For nighttime fun you seek some of the shops with live African music from local bands or prefer one of the many bars and clubs of the city.

Flavors

The Cape-Town flavors featuring excellent cuisine adversely affect by Europeans settlers and neighboring countries. Some of the flavors that you can try is the fried stuffed pies with minced meat or vegetables samoosas, soufflé with bread and lamb bobotie, sosaties, kebabs spicy Lamb with roasted rice or lentils breyani, special hot smoked snoek fish combined with milk and jam melktert. In addition, don't miss the fresh seafood and the famous wines of Cape-Town.

Shopping Guide

Purchase souvenirs and various traditional African items such as dolls and ornaments from beads, carvings, ceramics, carpets and bibelots in Waterfront V&A and market Church Street or Green Point.  Don't forget to buy southAfrican wine at prices that really are interests. Finally, there is a variety of shopping centres an  and stores to buy whatever you want, with the most known to the Bayside Centre, Blue Route Mall and Canal Walk.

 

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