Cape Town City Cape Towns City Bowl is the heart of the citys culture, taste, music, art, life and living with modern lines and history sitting side by side.
The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is arguably Cape Towns most recognizable tourist attraction. Filled with exclusive brand name boutiques and many many other shops to make any shopper drop, the Waterfont truly reflects what Cape Town is all about. Stay, shop, relax, have a bite to eat and watch the ships roll in.
Cape Towns Convention District is where the business world comes to meet and shake hands. The Cape Town International Convention Centre is a state of the art facility which hosts many things but most noticably, the annual Mining Indaba, Cape Town Jazz Festival and Chilli and Wine Festivals to name a few that the locals love. Hotels are all in walking distance to the Convention centre. The V&A Waterfront is only a 2 minute water taxi or walk away too.
Long Street is the epicentre of all that is New! Fad, fashion and movementwise. Long Streets vibe is constantly buzzing, changing and evolving. Here one will find the hippest bars, one-of-a-kind eateries, clothing stores and pool joints.
The first statue erected in South Africa, that of Sir George Grey can be found in front of the Public Library. The South African Museum, the oldest in the country, was established in 1825. The small Jewish museum, housed in the original synagogue, known as The Gardens Shul, is the oldest in Southern Africa built in 1862. The twin-towered new synagogue was built in 1905. At the top end of Government Avenue is Cape Town High School, built on the grounds of which once stood the Hope Mill, one of five water mills which operated along the banks of the Fresh River. Also within the Gardens area can be found the National Art Gallery, the Michaelis School of Fine Art, the Garden for the Blind (where all the fragrant flowers have been marked with a Braille plaque), the aviary, a hothouse and a tearoom.
Cape Towns Central Business District is the hub of this wonderful city. Home to South Africas Parliament Buildings, the Company Gardens, the South African Museum, Slave Museum, Astrology Museum, District Six Museum and the Holocaust Museum to name only a few. Host to many of the worlds countries Ambassadorial Buildings, the Famous Adderley Street, St Georges Cathedral as well as being the ears to hear the Signal Hill Noon Gun - the last city in the world to fire a cannon at 12 noon, every day.