Cape Town - mysterious city (10 photos) | Cities and countries
Cape Town is the second most populous city after Johannesburg. Cape Town is often called the most beautiful city in the world and the most visited by tourists from different countries and cities.
It is a city located near the Atlantic Ocean next to Cape Town's Cape of Good Hope. So much popularity that has earned the city thanks to many of its attractions, including natural.
Cape Town has become known for its harbor and the world famous - Table Mountain. It has become not only a major tourist attraction, but also a symbol of this city. It is situated at an altitude of 1087 meters, is connected to the mainland by an isthmus (since the mountain - it is an island). Mesa creates colorful background, towering over the sea. It is surrounded by almost sheer cliffs - Devil's Peak and Lion's Head. At times over the mountain is going to thin cloud, which locals call "tablecloth".
The Cape of Good Hope at least famous landmark of Cape Town. It is situated in south-west Africa.
The Castle of Good Hope - the most mysterious building, which was built over 300 years ago. Previously, he was a defensive fort, and then was declared a museum.
Another attraction of Cape Town - V & A Waterfront is also one of the most visited tourist destinations. It was named so in honor of Prince Alfred, who was involved in its reconstruction, and his mother Victoria. Now there are shops, museums, movie theaters and more.
Quarter Bo Kaap - a quarter where the colored houses. Tourists often visit it, and the quarter came to be regarded as landmark.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens - was founded in nineteen thirteenth year on the slopes of Table Mountain. This is a unique place where preserved flora and fauna of Africa. Today, these gardens are included in seven of the best botanical gardens in the world.