Cape Town TOP tourist attractions
Boulders Beach has achieved international fame for its colony of African Penguins. No visit can be complete without going to this beach. Whole day can be spent here with these beautiful creatures. It is a memorable experience to move through the streets of Kalk bay and enjoy seaside experience of the town. Muizenberg is well known for beautiful and colorful beach houses overlooking the ocean. It would be worthwhile to get away from your daily routine and spend quality time at this fascinating place.
Cape Town City Center
Cape Town has grown tremendously in the last few years. It has stylish architecture, a combination of European and African culture and nice sidewalk cafes that are very popular with the visitors. St George mall and Green Market Square are full of attractive African markets. Castle of Good Hope is five cornered. Tower of London was built in 1666. You should not miss the topless tourist bus tour which is an added attraction.
Long and Kloof Streets
These are very busy roads full of wine bars and restaurants that get crowded especially during evenings and are beautifully decorated. A number of popular shops are there including antique, second hand book stores and shops dealing with specific goods. While moving further up towards Table Mountain, the Long Street is named as Kloof. A walk through this street and further will give an experience of suburban life.
Bo- Kaap and De Waterkant
Bo-Kaap is situated against signal hill and is the most colorful area in the town. Here the houses are brightly colored and may become the trendiest town in Cape Town. De Waterkant has been converted into the most trendy and expensive town. Finest bars and restaurants are located here.
Sunset walk and Sea Point Promenade
Promenade runs from Mouille Point to Bantry Bay. People rush here to enjoy the lovely afternoon breeze. Here the air is fresh and it is a pleasure to watch the sunset. The coastal walk is really refreshing and enjoyable.
Rhodes memorial was constructed in memory of Cecil John Rhodes. Constructed behind the University of Cape Town, it has been in existence for 175 years. Rhodes played a major role in the formation of the sub continent at the end of 19 century.
The Constantia valley
The Constantia valley is one of the six official tourist places of Cape Town. It would be worth visiting the oldest wine estate of the country, Groot Conslantia. The wine produced here is of extraordinary quality.
Strand and Gordon’s Bay
Strand and Gordon’s Bay are famous sea beaches in Cape Town. The ocean water is warm. Thousands of people gather here to spend their vacations in summer. These are perfect beaches to spend time in African style.
There is plenty to see when holidaying in South Africa, so much so that you are likely to work up a pretty good appetite. After seeing all there is to see you can relax in one of the fine Cape Town restuarants to experience the native cuisine.