Capetown & The Garden Route - Gardens & Surrounds (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Gardens & Surrounds chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cape Town & the Garden Route guidebook.

Taking its name from the Company’s Gardens, the area dominated by the massive bulk of Table Mountain is where you’ll find some of Cape Town’s premier museums, residential areas and accommodation options.

  • view the nation’s best visual art at the South African National Gallery
  • maps
  • ride the revolving cable way up Table Mountain, then walk across the top to the summit at Maclear’s Beacon or abseil off the edge
  • transport
  • climb Lion’s Head for a panoramic view of the city and coast, or drive out to the viewpoint on Signal Hill
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore Gardens & Surrounds, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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