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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Cape Town

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Historical Places in Cape Town

Groot Constantia , Constantia
4.2
Groot Constantia represents one of South Africa's oldest wine estates, with origins dating back to the late 1600s. This fully operational far
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Castle of Good Hope , Cape Town Central
3.2
Listed as a provincial heritage site, Castle of Good Hope represents a well-preserved 17th-century star fort initially used by the Dutch East
Tours from $3
Boschendal Wine Estate , Groot Drakenstein
4.0
Take a guided tour of Boschendal Wine Estate, an expansive farm and wine estate (one of the oldest in the country dating back to 1685) with l
Tours from $17
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Maclear's Beacon , Table Mountain National Park
4.5
Marking the highest point on Table Mountain, Maclear's Beacon offers sweeping views of Cape Town and its surroundings. The beacon was origina
Tours from $87
Iziko Slave Lodge , Cape Town Central
3.9
Get an overview of the history of slavery in South Africa at Iziko Slave Lodge, a social history museum located in a former slave barracks. B
Tours from $5

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This sprawling city boasts a staggering range of lodging options, from lavish to budget friendly. Opt for a cozy guesthouse or bed and breakfast in a verdant garden setting, pick from one of the numerous backpacker hostels, or establish yourself in an oceanside top-end hotel. If you're visiting Cape Town in December or January, remember to book ahead as popular accommodations fill up easily during these months.
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