South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland - Cape Town (PDF Chapter)
This is the Cape Town chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Africa, Lesotho & Swazi-land guidebook.
Known as the ‘Mother City’ for its historical role in the development of modern South Africa, Cape Town is dominated by magnificent Table Mountain, its summit draped with cascading clouds, its flanks coated with unique flora and vineyards, its base fringed by golden beaches.
- take the cable car to the top of magnificent Table Mountain and looking down on the city
- sail out to the infamous prison Robben Island, and ponder the country’s past and pre-sent
- explore the City Bowl, with its museums, the Company’s Gardens and wonderful art-deco and Victorian architecture
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Information, Getting There & Away and Getting Around.
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