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Best things to do in Cape Town

Art Museum
“For the building alone, it's must-see. The art thereafter is an education and a treat. ”
154 locals recommend
History Museum
“A look into the vibrant history of the much disputed area and the Apartheid policies that shattered a nation.”
139 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A tour of the castle and its grounds includes its very own underground tunnels”
97 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Culinary and visual inspiration for diners, tapas style restaurant. Located at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock.”
124 locals recommend
Museum
“Quite nice if the weather is bad. Classical stuffed animals but also some interesting testimonies to South African cultures. The Planetarium shows films every day. Check the programme online. ”
86 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Cape Town's historical Muslim neighborhood on slopes of Signal Hill. Beautiful, brightly colored houses and steep cobblestone streets.”
97 locals recommend
History Museum
“Learn about the local Islamic culture and heritage in Cape Town. Situated in the colourful world of Bo-Kaap”
64 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Its across the park - if you look out from the balcony it is the big white building in front of the Studio”
68 locals recommend
History Museum
“This and the Iziko Cultural Museum have a good selection of local art and history”
55 locals recommend
History Museum
“Madiba spent 18 years imprisoned on Robben Island, which is located just under 7km from off the coast of Bloubergstrand, Cape Town. This is a three to 5-hour excursion. Website: www.robben-island.org.za ”
25 locals recommend
Public Art
“to know where you are going you have to know where you come from:) awesome history museum of our sad apartheid past”
57 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“One of my favourite galleries in Woodstock, that offers the best in local contemporary artists. They have a good range of books to purchase at the entrance as well as regular artist walkabouts alongside the exhibitions.”
13 locals recommend
Museum
“The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins. Across the length and breadth of Southern Africa, only one place can adequately portray the evolution of the automobile, The Franschhoek Motor Museum. The museum's collection exceeds 220 vehicles - ranging from a 1898 Beeston motor tricycle to a 2003 Ferrari Enzo supercar - and more than 80 exhibits will be on view at any one time, displayed in four de-humidified halls with a total floor area of 2700 m² - presented in chronological order”
26 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Wide variety of native & imported plants, including bonsai, plus 4 glasshouses & themed gardens”
23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Long standing and top gallery, particularly good for wildlife paintings by top national artists”
11 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“If you're visiting the Constantia wine farms, include a visit to this fantastic art gallery and sculpture garden. The Norval Foundation is a centre for art and cultural expression, dedicated to the research and exhibition of 20th- and 21st-century visual art from South Africa and beyond. 4 Steenberg Road.”
30 locals recommend