From incredible beaches, treasured national monuments, to picturesque vineyards and affordable surgery
... there is something for everyone to enjoy in Cape Town
The city of Cape Town has a culturally and historically rich history. Cape Town was established by sea-faring Dutch settlers and maintains its Cape-Dutch style architecture in and around the city to this day. The city also has many art galleries and museums showcasing both its history as well as its rich contemporary art scene.
The city is situated on the Cape Peninsula, a large part of which comprises of the Table Mountain
National Park that stretches from the mountain all the way to Cape Point. The Mountain is the most celebrated site in Cape Town and on days when the wind blows visitors often stand transfixed at the intricate cloud 'tablecloth' that pours over its edge. No visit to Cape Town is complete without a trip up Table Mountain. Access its amazing vistas by either hiking or catching a lift with the new and improved cable car.
Only in the past decade has Robben Island become a tourist destination. The island is famous for being home to Nelson Mandela for 27 years while he was kept prisoner under South Africa's Apartheid regime The establishment has been classified a World Heritage Site and visitors can enjoy informative tours of the prison conducted by a former political prisoner.