Cape Attractions - Cape Town
• Exclusive hotels
• Luxury accommodation
• South Africa's oldest city
• Major port and international airport
Considered the gateway to Africa, the beautiful city of Cape Town is situated at the foot of the majestic Table Mountain. With its myriad exciting activities and spectacular scenery, Cape Town is very popular with international travelers. The city's suburbs are spread over much of the scenically spectacular 60 km-long Cape Peninsula, flanked by the Indian Ocean lapping her shores on one side and the Atlantic on the other.
The oldest city in South Africa, founded by Jan van Riebeeck in 1652, Cape Town is a cosmopolitan city with a vibrant mix of cultures and people. Cape Town is dotted with monuments commemorating the city's eventful history. The Castle of Good Hope, the old Slave quarters, the many museums and the Company's Gardens which started out as Jan van Riebeeck's vegetable patch in the 1650s, to name a few.
Cape Town's major attractions include the wide variety of excellent restaurants and bars, luxury accommodation, stylish shopping centres, bustling craft markets, numerous arts and cultural events, pristine white beaches, championship golf courses, the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Peninsula's unique scenery.