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Things to See in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, the second most densely inhabited city of South Africa, is well known internationally for its significant history and beautiful scenic spot for tourists. Nestled in the suburbs of famous table mountain and bordered by appealing beaches, the city with endless attractions, is an amazing destination for nature lovers.

1) Table Mountain

Table Mountain is often described as a mysterious and numinous spot in Cape Town. Known as the most prominent feature of the city, Table Mountain is also a world famous landmark. This splendid view of this majestic mountain is noticeable from any parts of the city; ships and people still consider the mountain as a beacon to find directions. Sculpted from sandstone, this giant mountain is 1086 meters tall at its highest point. With a flat acme measuring nearly 3km, Table Mountain offers its visitors numerous breathtaking views of the city and beaches from its peak.

2) Camps Bay Beach

As a part of Atlantic Ocean, Camps Bay beach has a stretch of white sand bordered by lines of palm trees and bushes. There are plenty of places to stay; many of the best Cape Town villas are located opposite the beach. While on the beach, you can get the magnificent views of a spectacular series of mountain peaks and the Twelve Apostles; just only 10 minutes drive from the city center, this beach is the one of best beaches in Cape Town. The beach is lined by a chain of finest restaurants creating a festive atmosphere in the area and offering scrumptious African cuisine with varieties of sea foods.

3) Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront are one of the oldest locations of Cape Town's harbor. As one of the Cape Town’s prime attractions, this active harbor is bordered by many restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes and also 240 souvenir shops for those crazy shopaholics; even the 18 movie houses with an IMAX screen up to five-story-high, gives best experience to the movie lovers.

4) Two Oceans Aquarium

This largest Aquarium of South Africa housing more than 300 marine species attracts many tourists, to experience a new atmosphere with live marine animals. While enjoying the impressive and informative display in the aquarium, you can watch seals swinging underwater or view the colorful fishes swimming calmly. In one corner the gift shops sell some of the excellent souvenirs, books, and videos, on the other side Bay front Blue restaurant serves lip smacking delicious seafood.

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1 comment:

alice said...

all these places are really amazing in Cape town...