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Best things to do in Cape Town

Aquarium
“The Aquarium is simple amazing, if you have never been it is worth a trip to explore the depths of our local oceans and sea life. ”
104 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Designed by world-renown British architect, Thomas Heatherwick, this museum is housed in the refurbished heritage building that used to be the grain silos for the harbour. A wonder to behold. Free entry on Wednesday mornings between 10am-1pm”
153 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
Flea Market
“The Harbour Bay Market not only has food but awesome shopping market style. Local artisans, cultural and handmade crafts.”
192 locals recommend
Cinema
“A small independent movie theater on Orange street, with a charming outside seating area for drinks ”
183 locals recommend
Café
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“A chilled bar where you can enjoy breakfast or lunch, and have a drink in the afternoon. Also shows the actual sports/games if you like to go and watch. Sundays are usual very busy. ”
121 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
Café
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“Underneath Jacaranda trees, immersed in greenery, Kloof Street offers a unique breather from the hustle and bustle of the city. Cafe by day and beer garden by night, plus Rooftop bar, UP YOURS has become the hub of the local music scene, with live DJ's and acoustic sessions every weekend. 73 Kloof street.”
116 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A tour of the castle and its grounds includes its very own underground tunnels”
97 locals recommend
Theatre
“Presents world class shows i.e.: West Side Story, Warhorse, Chicago , as well as Operas.”
85 locals recommend
Theatre
“A stunning, intimate theatre in a revamped church, serving up the best of local theatre productions. Highly recommended!”
102 locals recommend
Café
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“A great local hang-out. The type of place where you can stay all night and have the best time. Great for meeting other people, yummy food and the best music.”
142 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
Vineyard
“Our favorite wine farm in Constantia offers a magnificent setting in the vineyards”
147 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great seafood, lovely cosy pub, cocktail bar, tidal pools and beach. Eat seafood whilst being sprayed by cool sea mist from the waves crashing right on the restaurant walls! Love this place. Train stops right on the platform to the restaurant bar entrance.”
139 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Tucked behind Honest Chocolate in an adorable courtyard, this spot serves imventive gin cocktails and highlights Cape Town's local gin culture. ”
100 locals recommend