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Castle of Good Hope

The Castle of Good Hope is a 17th century fortification that is situated in Cape Town, South Africa. The Castle of Good Hope is known as a star fort, which means it was built in the shape of star, a design that became popular in the age of gunpowder and was strategically more sound than a traditional design. The Castle of Good Hope was constructed by the Dutch East India Company in 1679 and remains the oldest colonial structure in all of South Africa. Now the castle is a major tourist attraction in Cape Town.

  • Take a guided tour of the Castle of Good Hope, and an expert guide can explain the historic significance of the structures and the cultural importance of the castle to Cape Town.
  • See the Castle of Good Hope as people would have in the past on a horse and carriage ride around the grounds, which is a peaceful way to take in the amazing scenery.
  • See exhibits that tell the tale of Cape Town military history, and see an amazing collection of swords at the Castle Military Museum, a collection of military artefacts from South Africa.

Cape Town is easy to get around using public transportation or private car, so you should have no problem getting to the Castle of Good Hope. One of the best ways to see the sights in Cape Town is to buy a one or two day pass for the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus that goes past most of the main attractions. You can also take the train and get off at the Cape Town station that is just a short taxi ride or walk away from the Castle of Good Hope.

Hotels near Castle of Good Hope

97 hotels near Castle of Good Hope

1 Hilton Cape Town City Centre

5 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

126 Buitengracht Street Map

With the beautiful Table Mountain as its backdrop, Hilton Cape Town City Centre Hotel offers elegant accommodations with beautiful scenery in the city centre. The legislative capital of South... More

2 Taj Cape Town

5 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

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Taj Cape Town Hotel is an ideal accommodation for business as well as leisure travellers to experience comfortable stays. The combination of rich history and modern architecture of Taj hotel... More

3 Townhouse Hotel

4 stars
4.8 / 5 5 reviews

60 Corporation Street Map

Providing quality accommodation and friendly service for travellers in Cape Town, the Townhouse Hotel & Conference Centre Cape Town is only 5 minutes drive from the popular V & A waterfront. This... More

4 African Pride 15 On Orange

5 stars
5.0 / 5 3 reviews

15 Orange Street Map

Offering centrally located luxury accommodations housed in a state-of-the-art architecture, African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel Cape Town makes for the ideal starting point for sophisticated... More

5 The Westin Cape Town

5 stars
5.0 / 5 3 reviews

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Offering comfortable accommodation, The Westin Cape Town Hotel is an ideal place to reside for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThis property comprises 12 conference rooms that... More

6 Pepper Club Hotel & Spa

5 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Business and leisure travellers looking for upscale and elegant accommodations set in the heart of Cape Town find suitable base at Pepper Club Luxury Hotel & Spa Cape Town. During spare time,... More

7 Cape Town Lodge Hotel Cape Town

4 stars
4.4 / 5 14 reviews

101 Buitengracht Street Map

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8 Protea Hotel North Wharf

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

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The Protea Hotel North Wharf offers upscale accommodations in the heart of the Cape Town's city centre. Guests are close to the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the Two Oceans Aquarium... More

9 Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

5 stars
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76 Orange Street Map

With a reputation for elegance, comfort and service, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, an oasis of calm in the heart of the city, is one of Cape Town's most elegant properties offering unparalleled... More

10 De Waterkant Village

5 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

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