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Cape Town is the largest city in South Africa situated some 40 km south-west of Kraaifontein and 1,710 km from Pretoria. The population of Cape Town is about 3,433,500 people (census of 2016). Many people visit Cape Town each year to take a look at its famous wineries & vineyards and botanical gardens.

Cape Town is served by Cape Town Intl (IATA: CPT) airport, which is 30 km away.

Must see attractions in Cape Town

1. Groot Constantia
Groot Constantia is the oldest wine estate in South Africa and provincial heritage site in the suburb of Constantia in Cape Town, South Africa.

2. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Kirstenbosch is the name of a famous botanical garden nestled at the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town. (It is on the eastern slopes of the mountain, not on the northern side normally depicted in the standard tourist snapshots). (Kirstenbosch should not be confused with the similarly named suburb of Kirstenhof which lies some 10 km to the south. )

3. Lion's Head (Cape Town)
Lion's Head is a mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. Lion's Head peaks at 669 metres (2, 195 ft) above sea level. The peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop to the city of Cape Town and is part of the Table Mountain National Park.

4. Two Oceans Aquarium
The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & amp; Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. The aquarium was opened on the 13 November 1995 and comprises seven exhibition galleries with large viewing windows: The enchantment of this particular aquarium is due to its location, where the Indian and Atlantic ocean meet.

5. Robben Island
Robben Island (Afrikaans Robbeneiland) or Penguin Island is an island in Table Bay, some seven kilometres off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. The name is Dutch for " seal island" Robben Island is roughly oval in shape, 3. 3 km long north-south, and 1. 9 km wide, with an area of 5. 07 km². It is flat and only a few metres above sea level, as a result of an ancient erosion event. The island is composed of Precambrian metamorphic rocks belonging to the Malmesbury Group. It is of particular note…

6. Table Mountain
Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top. The mountain forms part of the Table Mountain National Park.

7. Castle of Good Hope
The Castle of Good Hope is a star fort which was built on the original coastline of Table Bay and now, because of land reclamation, seems nearer the centre of Cape Town, South Africa.

8. Cape Town International Airport
Cape Town International Airport (IATA: CPT, ICAO: FACT) is the primary airport serving the city of Cape Town, and is the second-busiest airport in South Africa and fifth-busiest in Africa. Located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the city centre, the airport was opened in 1954 to replace Cape Town's previous airport, Wingfield Aerodrome. Cape Town International Airport is the only airport in the Cape Town metropolitan area that offers scheduled passenger services. The airport has dome…

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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Groot Constantia

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Lion's Head (Cape Town)

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Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park, previously known as the Cape Peninsula

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Two Oceans Aquarium

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Robben Island

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Table Mountain

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Castle of Good Hope

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Cape Town International Airport

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