The Victoria and Albert Waterfront Set on the waterfront, surrounded by spectacular mountains, Cape Town is one of the world's prettiest cities.
Think of San Francisco and the Mediterranean rolled up into one - a place with great arts and culture, nearby wine country with gorgeous old architecture and prize-winning product, sunny, active beaches, and a city center full of charm and history.
Cape Town travel, South Africa Tourist Attractions
Clocktower Museum It's been called the African Eden and the Mother City, the place where modern South Africa has its roots. Explorers had sailed round the Cape for many years, but it wasn't until the mid-17th century that the Dutch landed and started a settlement against the backdrop of Table Mountain.
Cape Town attractions
It has grown through the years as a regional centre and remains very much the reserve of South Africa's European descendants.Pyramids
The attractions here are endless, from simple walks around the historic downtown quarters, dining and drinks at the waterfront , art galleries, Cape wine tours to drives up the Cape Town tourism scenic west coast or along the Indian Ocean-side Garden Route.
Africa's racial policies kept Cape Town a travel secret for decades, but apartheid is gone and the city wants a place on the world stage.