Cape Town
and environs

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Cape Town
is special

Travelers quickly fall in love with Cape Town, a harbor city with a picturesque location and a cosmopolitan air.

Top 3
attractions in and
around Cape Town

Table Mountain

See the city, sea, and landscapes from the top of Table Mountain, which you reach by trail or cable car.

Click the link below for my descriptive web page on Table Mountain, Signal Hill, Cape Point, Silvermine, Boulder Beach, and Chapman's Peak Drive:

Table Mountain National Park

Victoria and Alfred

It's a working port and the tourism epi-center of Cape Town. Draws include restaurants, bars, nightlife, shops, tour operators, and people watching. V&A (as locals simply call this district) also has an aquarium and a marine museum.

Robben Island

Nelson Mandela and other political activists were imprisoned here during the Apartheid days. Half-day guided tours via boats leave from V&A.

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